Aftermath: Video of the attack on Mexico's Televisa
January 8, 2009 11:49 AM ET
Masked gunman threw a grenade at Mexican TV broadcaster Televisa on Wednesday and shot up the building. We released an alert yesterday condemning the attack and calling for the federalization of laws for crimes against the press in Mexico.
Here is APTN footage of the aftermath of the attack:
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