American Univ. of Afghanistan in Kabul under attack

A car passes American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan— CBS News reports that the American University of Afghanistan is under attack, according to multiple accounts.

Several American professors are inside, along with possibly hundreds of students, CBS News reports.

Many have appeared to escape through emergency doors, according to CBS News reporter Ahmad Mukhtar.

Witnesses told CBS News that they heard gunshots, then a blast, and many believe it was the gate blown
open, letting the attackers inside.

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