Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Deadly Attack on Afghan Prison

Jannie Delucca

KABUL—Islamic State claimed obligation for storming a prison in eastern Afghanistan holding hundreds of its members, in a continuing attack that has killed at minimum 21 people today and permitted numerous inmates to escape.

Afghan forces had been battling the militants early Monday following they detonated a car bomb at one particular of the prison’s gates to enter the complex in Jalalabad metropolis on Sunday evening, in accordance to Ataullah Khogyani, a provincial spokesman. People killed in the extra than 15-hour gunfight involved civilians, detainees and…

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