Gunmen Attack University

Nov 3, 2020

On 2 November 2020, at least three gunmen launched an attack on Kabul University, located in the Karte Sakhi district in southwestern Kabul. The attack started at approximately 1100 local time (0630 UTC), when the gunmen entered the university campus after one of them reportedly detonated his explosives near the eastern entrance of the facility. The assault lasted for approximately six hours until security personnel killed the remaining two gunmen. According to a spokesperson for Afghanistan’s Interior Affairs Ministry, 19 people were killed and 22 others were wounded in the attack. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, although both the Taliban and Islamic State frequently carry out attacks in Kabul.

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