NATO helicopter Ends Kabul Hotel Siege

Smoke rises from the Inter-Continental Hotel in Kabul as a NATO helicopter flies overhead.

KABUL—A helicopter from the coalition led by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization fired on and killed three militants on the roof of Kabul’s InterContinental Hotel, ending the nearly six-hour siege by gunmen and suicide bombers that demonstrated the Taliban’s ability to stage dramatic attacks in Afghanistan’s capital.

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