Reporting Attacks via Twitter

On Thursday night, Taliban militants attacked the Spozhmai Hotel outside of Kabul.

This is a selection Twitter posts from Mustafa Kazemi (@combatjourno) as the attack unfolded.

The standoff between the Taliban and Afghan security forces lasted 12 hours with some reports saying 20 were killed and others pushing the estimate over 40.

It’s worthwhile to read through his posts in their entirety.

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