MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The US diplomatic mission in Afghanistan is ready to help the Afghan authorities with a probe into the deadly attack on the American University in Kabul, the embassy stated in a release on Thursday.
"The US Embassy stands ready to assist Afghan authorities with their continuing investigation in bringing those responsible to justice," the release said.
On Wednesday, gunmen attacked the American University in the capital of Afghanistan, reportedly detonating an explosive device and opening fire. According to media reports, at least 13 people died in the attack that lasted 10 hours.
"We condemn yesterday’s heinous attack on the American University Afghanistan in Kabul," the release added. "The targeting of Afghan students and university staff who are working to improve the future of Afghanistan is a cruel and cowardly act."
No group has claimed responsibility for the deadly act yet.