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

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 07 November 2017, 01:18 PM
Live | Afghanistan: Shamshad TV attacked in Kabul
Live | Afghanistan: Shamshad TV attacked in Kabul

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

First Published: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 12:39 PM
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