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Kabul’s Shamshad TV station attacked, casualties feared!


KABUL: While some 100 employees were working inside the Shamshad TV station here, a large number of unidentified gunmen attacked the place.

The attackers hurled grenades and opened indiscriminate fire on the employees.

Sources privy to have told that shooters were still holed-up in the station while security forces have condoned off the area. 

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.