Death toll from Kabul University attack rises to at least 35: government sources

KABUL (Reuters) : The death toll from Monday’s attack on Kabul University has risen to at least 35, most of them students, two government sources said on Tuesday.

Afghan journalists film inside a classroom after yesterday’s attack at the university of Kabul, Afghanistan November 3, 2020. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
Afghan journalists film inside a classroom after yesterday’s attack at the university of Kabul, Afghanistan November 3, 2020. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

The sources told Reuters around 50 people had been wounded in the attack, which was claimed by Islamic State.

Gunmen stormed Kabul University, shooting at students in their classroom and clashing with security forces for hours on Monday.

Afghan journalists film inside a classroom after yesterday’s attack at the university of Kabul, Afghanistan November 3, 2020. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
An Afghan policeman inspects the site after yesterday’s attack at the university of Kabul, Afghanistan November 3, 2020. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
A damaged clock is seen inside a classroom after yesterday’s attack at the university of Kabul, Afghanistan November 3, 2020. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

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