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Asia: South & Central Attack on American University of Afghanistan targets a rare oasis

The school, which opened in 2006, has symbolized a path to progress for many. Thirteen people were killed, including students, educators, and security guards.

Mohammed Ismail/Reuters

Afghans are reeling from the latest high-profile attack in Kabul, in which suicide attackers detonated a car bomb beside the American University of Afghanistan, killed seven students inside, and mounted an overnight standoff that ended at dawn Thursday with the killing of two gunmen.

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