Intercontinental Hotel

November 7th, 2013

It is a civilian pilot of a Turkish airline. The victim’s family has been informed. 18 people have been killed during the attack on the hotel. A Spanish has died during the taliban attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul in the last morning in which 18 people have died as confirmed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to. The victim was Antonio Planas, a civilian pilot who worked for Saga Airlines, a Turkish airline that provides service in Afghanistan, and which made a stopover in the city. The Spanish Ambassador in Kabul has already informed the family of the deceased in the news.

The Intercontinental Hotel is a regular place of accommodation for foreigners in the Afghan capital. A command of seven Taliban stormed the building at dawn and, after hours of fighting, Government forces were able to solve the situation by killing all the terrorists. In the attack were killed, in addition, two police officers and nine guests, among which is the Spanish citizen. This death occurs just three days after the bombing that it cost the lives of two Spanish soldiers in the same country. This intensification of the offensive activities of the Afghan insurgency is given after the announcement of the President of USA, Barack Obama, of the exit strategy from the country of its troops and its allies, such as Spain. Source of the news: A Spanish civilian died in the taliban attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul

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