2 killed after gunmen attacked Afghan state TV office

The assault involved a bombing and gunshots.

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Some unidentified gunmen stormed into National Radio Television's compound in Afghanistan in Nangarhar's Jalalabad on Wednesday.

Armed men stormed building of National Radio Television in Afghanistan

According to the officials, shots were heard close to governor's compound and National Radio Television of Afghanistan offices in Jalalabad.

Local officials said that the attack was launched around 10 am. The assault involved a bombing and gunshots. Bordering Pakistan, Nangarhar is top regional stronghold for Islamic State militants.

Accordng to multiple sorces, RTA attack was carried out by 4 gunmen. Out of them, 2 gunmen were killed so far, one captured and one attacker is still fighting.

Some 40 people work in the compound every day and, while many managed to flee, some remain trapped inside, an RTA employee told TOLOnews.

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