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    Gunmen Storm Kabul TV Station

    Speech is under attack. Shamshad TV, a private Pashto-language broadcaster in the Afghan capital that produces news and other programs, was set upon by three attackers on Tuesday who detonated explosives before entering the building. A security guard was killed and 20 others wounded, but the defiant staff went back on air just hours after the attack. ISIS has already claimed responsibility. Afghanistan is one of the world’s most dangerous countries for journalists: Last year seven were killed in a single Taliban-led suicide attack.

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