Eight Found Guilty in Intercontinental Attack Sentenced to Imprisonment

Eight people have been sentenced to extended periods in prison after being found guilty of conspiring the infamous Intercontinental Hotel attack of Kabul which happened in January 2018.

A source from the Attorney General’s Office confirmed to TOLONews that these eight persons had been found guilty of aiding in the attack and transporting explosives.

The source also added that three of the guilty parties were sentenced to 20 years in prison and five to 22 years in prison.

On 28 January 2018, a group of Taliban insurgents stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Bagh-e-Bala area in Kabul city, killing 29 people. The Taliban had claimed responsibility of the attack.

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