Gunmen attack American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, explosions heard
Gunmen have stormed Kabul's American University of Afghanistan, with many reportedly trapped inside. (File photo)
Several gunmen have attacked the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, an Afghan interior ministry official and a student on campus said.
Explosions and gunfire have been heard.
The interior ministry 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.