Gunmen have reportedly attacked the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul , with explosions and gunfire reported inside the campus. “Several gunmen attacked the American University in Kabul and there are reports of gunfire and explosions,” an Afghan interior ministry official said.

“They are inside the compound and there are foreign professors along with hundreds of students.” Some students jumped from second floor windows to escape the gunfire and explosions, witnesses and officials said. The senior interior ministry official said elite Afghan forces had surrounded the university compound. Early reports were that several gunmen, some wearing suicide vests, were involved, he said. CONTINUE