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Paikan Radio TV suffer 3mn afs losses due to fire

Paikan Radio TV suffer 3mn afs losses due to fire

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27 Feb 2023 - 19:34
Paikan Radio TV suffer 3mn afs losses due to fire
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27 Feb 2023 - 19:34

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The television and three radio networks of the Paikan Radio Television had been burned to ashes as a result of a fire incident inflicting three million afs in financial losses.

Fardin Abdi, in-charge of the Paikan Radio Television told Pajhwok Afghan News the fire incident happened early morning at 6:00pm due to electricity short circuit.

He said radio and television suffered three million afs in losses and if the two networks did not resumed work 18 people will lose their jobs.

Paikan Radio In-Charge Syed Mohammad Yazdan Parast has asked government and media support oganisations to provide him with help so that they could resume their activities.

He added government extended support the affected media outlet so that it could resume its activities, he added.

Jameel Faroqi, head of the media violations section at the Journalist Safety Committee, said efforts would be made to provide support to Paikan Radio Television from the Afghan journalists committee and other organization.

Balkh Police Spokesperson Mohammad Asif Waziri said the media outlet suffered three million afs in losses, adding that equipment worth five million were taken to safety.

Last year, the Rabia Balkh Radio station was fully burned as a result of a fire incident in Balkh.

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