Gunfire after blast at American University of Afghanistan


A large explosion occurred outside American University on Darulaman Road in Kabul. The explosion was followed by gunfire and multiple gunmen entered the building and opened fire. The attack began at 7:00 PM local time.

Classes were still ongoing when the attack started. Many students are still stuck inside the University.

The University was established a decade ago and has an estimated 1,700 students enrolled there.

An AP photographer tweeted from inside the University:

Another tweet shows smoke rising after the explosion outside the University:

This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly.