\u00a0Four U.S. citizens were killed and two injured in Saturday\u2019s attack by the Taliban on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.\r\n\u201cWe can confirm that there were four U.S. citizens killed and two injured. We offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who were killed and wish for the speedy recovery of those wounded,\u201d State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement.\r\nGlenn Selig, a spokesman for Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates, was among the Americans who were killed, CNN reported, citing a statement by Selig\u2019s company, Selig Multimedia. The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Reuters.\r\nSelig represented Gates, who has been charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller\u2019s investigation of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and possible collusion with President Donald Trump\u2019s campaign.\r\n\u201cGlenn was in Kabul on a potential success story involving Afghanistan and its steps to battle extremism. The focus was highlighting the country\u2019s new president and constructing a democracy forum event for Afghani women,\u201d Selig Multimedia said in a statement, according to CNN.\r\nAt least 20 people were killed when five gunman dressed in Afghan army uniforms stormed the Kabul hotel on Saturday night. Seven Ukrainians and one German were among the dead.\r\nThe Taliban, which attacked the same hotel in 2011, claimed responsibility for the attack, spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement.\r\nReuters.