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Casualties feared as TV station in Afghan capital comes under attack

9 November 2017

In the Afghan capital, a private television station came under attack by a number of gunmen. The intruders broke into the building after an explosion, officials said. The station -- Shamshad TV -- tweeted from their official account that staffers reported several casualties inside the building. Staff members reached by telephone said between two and five people appeared to have been killed. One of the attackers was killed immediately but others fought off security forces with hand grenades.