Friday 17 November 2017

'We're stuck inside' - at least one student killed as gunmen attack American University in Kabul

The American University in Kabul
The American University in Kabul

At least one student was killed and 14 wounded when gunmen attacked the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday, the head of the city's hospitals, Mohammad Saleem Rasouly,

"Several gunmen attacked the American University in Kabul and there are reports of gunfire and explosions," the official said. "They are inside the compound and there are foreign professors along with hundreds of students."

Ahmad Shaheer, a student at the university, told Reuters by telephone that he was trapped inside the university.

"We are stuck inside our classroom and there are bursts of gunfire," he said.

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