A US soldier was killed this week in Afghanistan almost two years after Obama said we’d pull troops from their. Now we have an attack on American University in Kabul. Why don’t we leave Afghanistan all together!
The American University of Afghanistan in Kabul is under assault, as security forces exchange gunfire with the attackers thought to be the Taliban.
Students inside classrooms heard loud explosions and gunfire.
The U.S. State Department acknowledged reports of the attack on an official Twitter account.
“Reports of attack on American University in Kabul. Exercise caution, avoid unnecessary movement in the area & monitor news for updates,” the agency said.
One person Tweeted: “Help we are stuck inside AUAF and shooting followed by explosion this maybe my last tweets,” he wrote.
The attackers managed to enter Noor Hospital, adjacent to the school, according to eyewitnesses.
Two professors at the university — one American and one Australian — were abducted at gun point earlier this month.