A terrorist attack took place in a university in Afghanistan on Monday. “We were very scared and we thought it could be the last day of our lives… boys and girls were shouting, praying and crying for help,” said one of the survivors.
An alleged terrorist attack took place on Monday in Kabul University, Afghanistan which claimed the lives of 22 people so far. Terrorists reportedly barged into one of Afghanistan’s prominent universities and open fired. Several people, mostly students were scarred from the incident.
The attack on Kabul University, has also become the second time that an Educational institute was targeted within a two weeks timeframe. The recent crimes and violence have been surging in the nation’s capital, Kabul. Some survivors came forward to describe the event which unfolded in front of their eyes with several shocked and distressed.
According to reports, the attack took place around 11:00 AM (IST). A suicide bomber attacked the campus inside. Along with that, two armed men started an open fire shooting in the university. Several students were scrambling around trying to save themselves from the attack. Several images have gone viral on the internet depicted the bloodshed that occurred. Several students can be seen dead near desks and chairs.
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The Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan revealed that at least 22 people were killed and 22 were injured. According to officials, most of the deaths were that of students. An investigation has begun with respect to the attack.
One of the Survivors, Fraidoon Ahmadi, a 23-year-old student, told the AFP that was attending a class when the attack happened. He recalled: “We were very scared and we thought it could be the last day of our lives… boys and girls were shouting, praying and crying for help.”
“They opened fire … all my classmates were lying in blood, either dead or wounded,” another survivor revealed. He escaped by hastily climbing out of a window. (Source: NDTV)