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Afghan Forces End Deadly Kabul Hotel Siege

Afghan commando forces have ended an overnight siege at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel that resulted in the deaths of all five heavily armed assailants and six guests, including a female foreign national, officials said Sunday. The newly appointed Afghan Consul General to Pakistani port city of Karachi was among those killed in the hotel attack. An Interior Ministry spokesman, Nasrat Rahimi, told VOA the last surviving attacker blew himself up around 11 a.m. local time, setting ablaze...

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