> A scene of chaos the morning after a bloody overnight seige in Kabul. People could be seen escaping through the windows of the Intercontinental Hotel which had caught fire after gunmen stormed the building on Saturday. Some managed to get down safely, but one man slips and falls.
Reuters can not confirm if he managed to survive. Meanwhile, Afghan forces continued their way through the building on Sunday, battling the remaining attackers. Several people were killed overnight as gunmen seized hostages and exchanged fire with security forces.>> I've been waiting here since midnight to hear from my relatives who are stuck inside the hotel.
>> Officials say there were as many as four gunmen, and at least two of them were killed overnight. Hotel staff tell Reuters the attackers entered the hotel through a kitchen, and people tried to get out amid bursts of gunfire. It's not clear yet how many people were killed in the attack.
But officials say at least six were wounded and 16 foreigners have been rescued so far. There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the raid, the latest in a long series to hit the Afghan capital. The hotel is located on a hill top and heavily protected, like most public buildings in the city.
It was previously attack by Taliban fighters in 2011.