Twenty people were killed on Friday when Taliban fighters carried out an 11-hour-long siege of a lakeside hotel near Kabul, Afghanistan. Mustafa Kazemi, a Kabul-based journalist who’s becoming well-known for using Twitter to cover life and violence in the country, braved bullets and explosions to live-tweet the attack while it was unfolding.
Below, check out Kazemi’s riveting tweets and twitpics from the scene of the Taliban attack. Fittingly, Kazemi tweets under the handle @combatjourno.
Update: Kabul-based journalists Martin Kuz and Ahmad Mukhtar also risked life and limb to live-tweet the attack, and have been included below.