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  • Afghan police officers stop vehicles entering the road leading to the Inter Continental hotel, which is under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Four suicide bombers and at least two gunmen attacked a Western style hotel in Kabul late Tuesday night and police who rushed to the scene fought the assailants with machine guns and rocket propelled grenades, Afghan officials said. Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said all the bombers either blew themselves up or were killed while two gunmen continued to fire from the roof. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    Afghan police officers stop vehicles entering the road leading to the Inter Continental hotel, which is under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Four suicide bombers and at least two gunmen attacked a Western style hotel in Kabul late Tuesday night and police who rushed to the scene fought the assailants with machine guns and rocket propelled grenades, Afghan officials said. Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said all the bombers either blew themselves up or were killed while two gunmen continued to fire from the roof. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

  • An Afghan police officer stands guard at an intersection stopping vehicles entering towards the road leading to Inter Continental hotel, which is under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Four suicide bombers and at least two gunmen attacked a Western style hotel in Kabul late Tuesday night and police who rushed to the scene fought the assailants with machine guns and rocket propelled grenades, Afghan officials said. Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said all the bombers either blew themselves up or were killed while two gunmen continued to fire from the roof. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    An Afghan police officer stands guard at an intersection stopping vehicles entering towards the road leading to Inter Continental hotel, which is under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Four suicide bombers and at least two gunmen attacked a Western style hotel in Kabul late Tuesday night and police who rushed to the scene fought the assailants with machine guns and rocket propelled grenades, Afghan officials said. Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said all the bombers either blew themselves up or were killed while two gunmen continued to fire from the roof. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

  • An Afghan police officer stands guard at an intersection stopping vehicles entering towards the road leading to Inter Continental hotel, which is under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Four suicide bombers and at least two gunmen attacked a Western style hotel in Kabul late Tuesday night and police who rushed to the scene fought the assailants with machine guns and rocket propelled grenades, Afghan officials said. Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said all the bombers either blew themselves up or were killed while two gunmen continued to fire from the roof. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    An Afghan police officer stands guard at an intersection stopping vehicles entering towards the road leading to Inter Continental hotel, which is under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Four suicide bombers and at least two gunmen attacked a Western style hotel in Kabul late Tuesday night and police who rushed to the scene fought the assailants with machine guns and rocket propelled grenades, Afghan officials said. Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said all the bombers either blew themselves up or were killed while two gunmen continued to fire from the roof. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

  • Afghan police officers stop vehicles entering towards the road leading to the Inter Continental hotel, which is under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Back to back explosions have rocked the Inter Continental hotel, where Afghan police are battling insurgents who attacked with suicide bombers, machine guns and rocket propelled grenades. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    Afghan police officers stop vehicles entering towards the road leading to the Inter Continental hotel, which is under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Back to back explosions have rocked the Inter Continental hotel, where Afghan police are battling insurgents who attacked with suicide bombers, machine guns and rocket propelled grenades. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

  • An Afghan police officer stops vehicles entering towards the road leading to the Inter Continental hotel, which is under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Back to back explosions have rocked the Inter Continental hotel, where Afghan police are battling insurgents who attacked with suicide bombers, machine guns and rocket propelled grenades. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    An Afghan police officer stops vehicles entering towards the road leading to the Inter Continental hotel, which is under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Back to back explosions have rocked the Inter Continental hotel, where Afghan police are battling insurgents who attacked with suicide bombers, machine guns and rocket propelled grenades. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

  • Afghan police officers travel in the back of a truck towards the road leading to the Inter Continental hotel, which is under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Back to back explosions have rocked the Inter Continental hotel, where Afghan police are battling insurgents who attacked with suicide bombers, machine guns and rocket propelled grenades. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    Afghan police officers travel in the back of a truck towards the road leading to the Inter Continental hotel, which is under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Back to back explosions have rocked the Inter Continental hotel, where Afghan police are battling insurgents who attacked with suicide bombers, machine guns and rocket propelled grenades. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

  • Western style Inter Continental hotel is on fire during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Inter Continental hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    Western style Inter Continental hotel is on fire during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Inter Continental hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

  • Afghan security officers gather at the entrance to the Inter Continental hotel, which came under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Inter Continental hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    Afghan security officers gather at the entrance to the Inter Continental hotel, which came under attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Inter Continental hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

  • Afghan army officers greet each other after concluding a gun battle with militants who late Tuesday attacked the Inter Continental hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Inter Continental hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    Afghan army officers greet each other after concluding a gun battle with militants who late Tuesday attacked the Inter Continental hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Inter Continental hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

  • Pakistani national Ishtiaq Mohammed, a guest of Inter Continental hotel, who survived an attack, leaves the hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged Kabul hotel early Wednesday, ending a more than four hour standoff between militants and police, Afghan officials said. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    Pakistani national Ishtiaq Mohammed, a guest of Inter Continental hotel, who survived an attack, leaves the hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged Kabul hotel early Wednesday, ending a more than four hour standoff between militants and police, Afghan officials said. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

  • The Inter Continental hotel is on fire during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Western style hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    The Inter Continental hotel is on fire during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Western style hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

  • The Inter Continental hotel is on fire during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Western style hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    The Inter Continental hotel is on fire during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Western style hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

  • The Inter Continental hotel is on fire during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Western style hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    The Inter Continental hotel is on fire during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Western style hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

  • Afghan fire brigade drives into the Inter Continental hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Western style hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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    Afghan fire brigade drives into the Inter Continental hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A more than four hour standoff between militants and Afghan police at the Western style hotel ended early Wednesday when NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of the besieged hotel and Afghan security forces stormed the top of the building. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

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