KABUL (Monitoring Desk) – At Kabul University in Afghanistan, gunmen opened fire , killing at least 20 students. Gunmen stormed the college and opened fire, as a lot of students jumped out of the college in terror. The attack on the Iranian Book Fair opening caused chaos among students at Kabul University, with many young people running for their life. At least 20 people have been confirmed dead in the shootings so far, most of them students. More than 40 persons, some in critical condition, have been injured.
The perpetrators and the security forces are said to be still fighting. The shooting occurred as senior Afghan and Iranian officials were about to inaugurate a book fair, according to Afghan officials. A party of armed men infiltrated the university, according to the Afghan media. The pupil scales the walls and gets out. The roads leading to the university were blocked by security forces. Gunmen stormed the university and opened fire, Afghan officials said, as many students jumped from the university in panic.
On the other side, the Taliban has denied complicity in the assault on Kabul University. The shooting occurred as senior Afghan and Iranian officials were about to introduce a book fair, according to Afghan officials. The enemies of Afghanistan, the enemies of education, infiltrated the University of Kabul, the Ministry of the Interior said. Security forces were attempting to monitor the situation, he added. They walk very slowly in order not to hurt the students. The rivalry is already going on, according to media reports.
The students of the University said that such University attack is made by the enemy of education in the country. They also said, the students of the University will be upset to going University in the feature because attack is not occurred in the fast. 20 people killed in the Kabul University attack and injured.