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Thursday, September 15, 2016

StarTimes building in Nigeria burnt down after armed gunmen attack and leave explosive device at pay-TV operator's building.

Reports emerged from 01:20am this morning after gunmen stormed the StarTimes building in Onitsha, Nigeria and burned down the building amidst gunfire.

An explosive device was also planted, with tyres that were lit around the premises to set the station on fire. The makeshift explosive device was later removed.

As gunfire erupted between the armed men and police, the StarTimes building burnt down, destroying equipment. The Nigerian Television Authortiy (NTA) is housed in the same building.

Three men have been arrested according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).