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Afghanistan: Two killed, 14 injured in attack targeting national TV station

Suicide bombers stormed the station in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Wed

AFP | PTI  |  Jalalabad 

Suicide bombers stormed the national television station in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, triggering gunfights and explosions as journalists remained trapped inside the building, officials and eyewitnesses said. At least two people were killed and 14 others wounded in the ongoing assault, which underscores the growing dangers faced by media workers in Afghanistan. No insurgent group has so far claimed responsibility for the raid in Nangarhar province, a hotbed of Islamic State jihadists, where the US military dropped its largest non- nuclear bomb last ...

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 14:46 IST
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