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American Among 5 Killed in Taliban Attack on Kabul Hotel

The Taliban claimed responsibility Thursday for an hours-long attack on a guesthouse in Afghan capital that killed five people and wounded five others. Kabul Police Chief Abdul Rahman said the attack began at 8:30 p.m. local time Wednesday when gunmen began shooting at the Park Palace Hotel during a party for foreigners.  Five hours later, it ended with police killing three assailants, he said. The U.S. Embassy said one American was among the dead, while Indian officials said at...

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