Thursday, August 25, 2016

American University of Afghanistan Attack Ends: 14 Killed, Dozens Wounded

Reuters: Gun, bomb attack on American University in Kabul kills 13

Thirteen people, including students and a professor, were killed in an attack on the American University in Kabul that had students leaping from the windows in panic, the Afghan government said on Thursday.

The attack began on Wednesday evening with a large explosion from what officials said was a car bomb followed by gunfire, as suspected militants stormed into the complex where foreign staff and pupils were working.

It ended early on Thursday when two gunmen were shot dead by Afghan special forces who surrounded the walled compound and worked their way inside, interior ministry officials said.

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More News On Yesterday's Attack On The American University In Kabul, Afghanistan

American University of Afghanistan Attack: 14 Killed in Kabul -- NBC
Militant attack on American University in Kabul ends -- DW
Deadly Attack On American University In Kabul -- RFE
At least 13 killed, 36 wounded in attack on American University in Afghanistan -- FOX News
Death toll rises in attack at American college in Kabul -- USA Today
At Least 13 Dead, 45 Wounded as Afghanistan University Attack Ends -- VOA
All U.S. citizens at university in Afghanistan accounted for after attack: State Dept. -- Reuters
University survivors recall night of horror in Kabul -- Al Jazeera
Survivors Of Attack At American University Of Afghanistan Recall Terror -- RFE
Attack on American University of Afghanistan targets a rare oasis -- Zubair Babakarkhail and Scott Peterson, CSM

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