A security guard has remained dead in the early hours of this morning after unknown persons opened fire on the building of one of the largest TV stations in the country, Top Channel. The victim was the 60 year old Pal Kola.
The perpetrators left the scene and their car was found burned in Golem, around 30 km from the capital, Tirana. Police also found two kalashnikovs inside the vehicle. Meanwhile, authorities have launched a manhunt for the killers.
Prime Minister Edi Rama has reacted by considering this a criminal act of aggression, while calling on law enforcement agencies to investigate.
President Bajram Begaj has expressed his condolences to the family of the victim and urged authorities to shed light on this criminal act.