Reporting Attacks via Twitter
On Thursday night, Taliban militants attacked the Spozhmai Hotel outside of Kabul.
This is a selection Twitter posts from Mustafa Kazemi (@combatjourno) as the attack unfolded.
The standoff between the Taliban and Afghan security forces lasted 12 hours with some reports saying 20 were killed and others pushing the estimate over 40.
It’s worthwhile to read through his posts in their entirety.
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Check out his Twitter feed and all he went through to cover this story. This is what Social Media was made for. Amazing he could live-tweet an attack like that to anyone following along.