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Taliban Attack Jail, Free Prisoners

June 08 2012


There has been a mass prison break in northern Afghanistan.

At least 14 prisoners escaped from a jail in the Afghan province of Sar-e Pol during a Taliban attack, reports BBC News.

Three inmates were killed and 28 injured in fighting between guards and Taliban militants late Thursday night, officials said.

A hue explosion on Thursday evening blew a hole in the wall of the prison in Sari Pul, which is the capital of province of the same name, the deputy provincial governor...

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