Gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital Kabul

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan official says that a group of gunmen have attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital Kabul.

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish confirmed Saturday that the hotel came under attack at around 9 p.m. local time, but could not provide additional details.

Afghan Special Forces arrived at the hotel in response to attack, Danish added.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.