View of Kabul, Afghanistan, as the sun is setting.

“I want the world not to treat this as another news piece. I want the world to know the pain we are going through right now. I am totally devastated.”

20-year-old student in Kabul, Afghanistan after an attack killed at least 25 people, mostly women.

Published on

oct 3, 2022

Why It Matters: This serves as another sign of a "deteriorating security situation" in Afghanistan, a year under Taliban rule, and the perils of young Afghans desiring an education, especially women.

Important Context: No one has claimed responsibility for the attack that occurred during an entrance exam at a school with men and women in attendance but reports indicate that women were the majority amongst the injured and dead.

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