Twenty-one people have been sentenced to imprisonment over last year’s deadly attack on Intercontinental Hotel in the capital Kabul.
Over a two-dozen people including foreigners had been killed in the Taliban attack which took place in January 2018.
Jamshed Rasooli, a spokesman for the Attorney General’s Office said that 21 people who had been accused of involving in the attack and negligence were jailed.
Rasooli said that 13 of them – who were working for a company that was in charge of security at the hotel – sentenced to 3-4 years in prison.
Eight more who were Taliban members and involved in organizing and planning the attack, were sentenced to 20-30 years in prison, the official said.