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Live | Afghanistan: Shamshad TV attacked in Kabul by terrorists; casualties feared, ambulances, security forces on spot

Afghanistan's Shamshad TV Has Been Attacked In Kabul By Unidentified Gunmen. It's Not Clear How Many Casualties Occurred. Ambulances And Security Forces Have Arrived In The Area.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Rahul Mishra | Updated on: 07 Nov 2017, 01:18:44 PM
Live | Afghanistan: Shamshad TV attacked in Kabul

New Delhi:

Unidentified gunmen stormed the studio of Afghanistan’s Shamshad TV channel in Kabul city and opened fire on 7 November, TOLO news reported.

“Attackers have entered their compound and gunshots can be heard,” a Shamshad TV employee said.

According to the reports, Shamshad TV went off air after the gunmen entered the building.

The television station stopped broadcasting shortly after the Tuesday attack. It is not clear how many were left dead or injured. However, ambulances and security forces have arrived in the area.

The Taliban have denied any involvement in the attack, as per reports.

Live Updates

# "I saw three attackers on security cameras entering the TV station building. They first shot the guard and then entered the building. They started throwing grenades and firing," said Shamshad TV reporter Faisal Zaland

# Casualties feared, ambulances & security forces at the spot

# Afghanistan's Shamshad TV goes off air after attackers storm building

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First Published : 07 Nov 2017, 12:53:59 PM