A group of armed men broke into a live television studio in Ecuador and threatened
A live broadcast by station TC in the city of Guayaquil was interrupted on Tuesday by the group, who were wearing hoods and carrying guns, forcing Staff to the floor, before the live feed cut out.
The hooded men were seen leaving the TC studios, with police seen entering the set about 30 minutes after the gunmen first appeared.
The country’s national police force said in an update on X, formerly Twitter, that staff had been evacuated from the studio.
It later said several suspects had been arrested.
A 60-day state of emergency began in Ecuador on Monday after a convicted gang leader vanished from his prison cell.