American University in Kabul starts repair work after attack
26 August 2016, 20:54
Kabul – After a deadly attack this week, the American University
of Afghanistan says it has started repair work at its sprawling campus on the
edge of Kabul.
statement posted on Friday on its website says the campus is closed and all
work "temporarily suspended" but that security is being put in place
so the campus can reopen soon. It says "rumours" of it is closing are
university lost at least seven students and a professor in the militant attack
on Wednesday night, when a suicide bomber detonated his vehicle at the campus
gates while two militants stormed the grounds, gunning down students.
least 13 people died and more than 40 were wounded.
university has about 1 000 students. No group has so far claimed responsibility
for the attack.