HEADLINE Kabul hotel attack killed 40 people: official

HEADLINE

Kabul hotel attack killed 40 people: official

AFP

15:39, January 25, 2018

At least 40 people were killed in the attack on Kabul's luxury Intercontinental Hotel at the weekend, official figures showed Thursday -- almost double the earlier toll released by Afghan authorities. 

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(Photo: CCTV News)

"The final death toll (among Afghans) from Intercontinental Hotel attack stands at 25," health ministry spokesman Wahid Majrooh told AFP. 

With 15 foreigners already confirmed dead in the attack, that takes the total death toll to 40. 

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