At least 10 dead in American University attack in Kabul

Afghan security forces rush to respond to a complex Taliban attack on the campus of the American University in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. “We are trying to assess the situation,” President Mark English told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -A nine-hour siege at the American University of Afghanistan has ended, with at least 10 people dead and scores wounded.

An Interior Ministry spokesman says the dead are seven students, two police officers, and a security guard.

The attack began Wednesday evening with a suicide car bomb attack at the university entrance. Police killed the two attackers 8 ½ hours later.

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