Gunfire has been heard at several locations in Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, including the state television and radio headquarters and the airport.
A police spokesman has told news agency that Youths armed with machetes and guns have taken reporters hostage.
A customs official told newsmen that gunmen began shooting at the international airport shortly after the attack on RTNC’s headquarters.
There are also reports on social media of gunfire from a military compound.
Congolese security forces are at the scene at the RTNC headquarters.