Gunmen Storm Afghan Guesthouse Hosting Party for Foreigners

May 13, 2015 7:57 PM

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Gunmen stormed a guesthouse in the Afghan capital as it hosted a party for foreigners Wednesday night, with an eyewitness saying several dozen people, including Americans, likely were being held captive.

Details about exactly how many people were held at Kabul's Park Palace Hotel remained unclear into the night, as sporadic gunfire echoed around the guesthouse in a central neighborhood home to United Nations compounds and a foreign-run hospital. Two explosions later could be heard and four ambulance...

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