Attack on Afghan university leaves 19 dead

Attack on Afghan university leaves 19 dead
The siege lasted for hours on Monday (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

A siege at Kabul University is over, with at least 19 dead and 22 wounded, Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry has said.

The ministry’s spokesman, Tariq Arian, said there were three attackers involved in the storming of the campus, all of whom were killed.

The university was hosting a book fair attended by the Iranian ambassador to Afghanistan when the gunmen attacked, sparking a siege that lasted hours.

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