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Afghan security forces retake control over Jalalabad prison

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Afghan security forces retake control over Jalalabad prison

Afghan security forces retake control over Jalalabad prison

Afghan security forces say they have retaken Jalalabad prison after at least 30 people were killed in an hours-long battle following an ISIL-claimed attack on the facility.


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