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Islamic State attack on Afghanistan prison continues; at least 11 dead

A number of prisoners have escaped during the attack, said a provincial official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media

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Afghanistan | Islamic State | Taliban

AP | PTI  |  Kabul 



Afghanistan
The attack comes a day after the Afghan intelligence agency said a senior Islamic State group commander was killed by Afghan special forces near Jalalabad.

A complex attack by the group against a prison in eastern Nangarhar province continued Monday and has killed at least 11 people, a local official said.

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First Published: Mon, August 03 2020. 12:04 IST

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