Islamic State attack on Afghanistan prison kills at least 21 people | The Guardian – on August 3, 2020 at 9:38 am

Ongoing assault in Jalalabad has also left more than 40 people injuredIslamic State fighters have attacked a prison in eastern Afghanistan holding scores of the group’s members, killing at least 21 people.Another 43 people have been wounded in the assault, which began late on Sunday when an Isis suicide bomber slammed his explosive-laden vehicle into the prison entrance in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province. Militants then opened fire on security forces at the facility, which is about 70 miles (115km) east of Kabul. Continue reading…

Ongoing assault in Jalalabad has also left more than 40 people injured

Islamic State fighters have attacked a prison in eastern Afghanistan holding scores of the group’s members, killing at least 21 people.

Another 43 people have been wounded in the assault, which began late on Sunday when an Isis suicide bomber slammed his explosive-laden vehicle into the prison entrance in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province. Militants then opened fire on security forces at the facility, which is about 70 miles (115km) east of Kabul.

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