>> As many as four gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Saturday night, killing several people and wounding many others. Reuters correspondent, Hamid Shalizi, is in the capital.>> The security officials we spoke to told us that they've also taken hostages and during the exchange of gunfire with the security forces, part of the building also caught fire.
>> And the Afghan Special Forces killed two of the attackers and two others were
] resisting.>> The attack came just days after a U.S. Embassy warning of possible attacks on hotels in the capital. The official said the attackers, who entered through a kitchen, appeared to have included suicide bombers.
There was no immediate claim for responsibility in what is the latest in a long series of attacks to hit Kabul. This same hotel, located on a hilltop and heavily protected like most buildings in the city, was previously attacked by Taliban fighters in 2011.