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Albania: one dead in the attack on a television channel

2023-03-27T10:00:13.707Z


A security guard was killed overnight from Sunday to Monday in an automatic weapon attack on the largest television channel...


A security guard was killed overnight from Sunday to Monday in an automatic weapon attack on Albania's largest private television channel, Top Channel, police said.

Shots were fired with a Kalashnikov from an all-terrain car passing in front of the television building, killing the 60-year-old man.

"

Those who have not yet been identified fired automatic rifle bursts in the direction of the Top Channel building

," police said in a statement.

"Criminal Assault"

Prime Minister Edi Rama denounced a "

criminal attack

" and expressed his "

solidarity

" with the teams of the chain.

The attack was also condemned by all political parties.

At the time of the attack, which occurred around 1 a.m. (11 p.m. Paris time), the security guard was in a glass cabin in the courtyard of the building.

This chain employs hundreds of people and many of them were still at work.

Source: lefigaro

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