Aanval op luxehotel in Kabul beëindigd, 19 doden

Foreign soldiers leave the Intercontinental Hotel at the end of a military operation against Taliban militants who had stormed the hotel in Kabul on June 29, 2011. Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul sparking a five-hour battle with Afghan comandos backed by a NATO helicopter gunship in an assault that left at least 10 people dead. AFP PHOTO / Pedro UGARTE AFP