Three injured in grenade attack on TV channel’s office in Lahore

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Unidentified attackers hurled a hand grenade on the Lahore office of a local television channel DIN News on Tuesday evening, injuring two policemen and a channel employee.

The attackers also threw pamphlets containing threats from ‘Daulat-i-Islamia’ (Islamic State group).

Last month, a similar attack outside another news channel, Dunya News’ Faisalabad bureau had left three of the channel’s employees injured.

The attackers had also thrown pamphlets containing threats from a certain ‘Daulat-i-Islamia Khorasan’ (Islamic State- Khorasan group) claiming responsibility for the attack.

While on Friday, unidentified gunmen had attacked a Dawn News Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) van in the Essa Nagri area of Karachi, leaving one staffer injured.

Attackers riding motorcycles fired straight shots at the DSNG van near Essa Nagri, leaving technician Hassan Mateen severely injured. Mateen was taken to a private hospital for treatment.

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