In Kabul, the Afghan capital, a group of militants attacked the office of the private broadcaster Shamshad TV, has died. Armed men broke into the building, blowing up gates, reports Reuters with reference to local authorities.
On Twitter, the TV station reported that in the attack there were casualties among the staff. On the phone, the channel staff told that probably killed two to five people.
According to preliminary information from the police of Kabul, killed most likely have, but their number is still unknown.
As reported by the security forces, the attackers staged an explosion at the entrance gate of the television, then broke into his territory. One of the militants was killed by security forces, but the rest of the group has applied the protection against hand grenades.
Smoke at the scene of the attack fighters (photo: EPA)
At the moment, the TV station stopped broadcasting.
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Afghan security forces cordoned off the area of television (photo – EPA)
The identity of the militants is not yet established. At the same time operating in Afghanistan, the Taliban has already denied any involvement in the attack.
17 may 2017 in the Afghan city of Jalalabad, a group of armed people shooting broke into the state television and radio RTA.