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Hundreds of prisoners fled in an attack on jail in Afghanistan
August 04, 2020

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In Afghanistan, hundreds of prisoners have fled in an attack on a jail in Jalalabad city.

Spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, Attaullah Khugyani has said that more than 300 prisoners were still at large. 

Meanwhile, a defence ministry statement said all Islamic State attackers have been killed by the Afghan security forces.