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Children among 63 freed from Herat prison (Video)

Children among 63 freed from Herat prison (Video)

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Nov 07, 2012 - 16:11

HERAT CITY (PAN): Sixty-three people, including seven children, were released from the main jail and a correction centre in western Herat province on Tuesday, an official said.  

Herat Prisons Director Brig. Gen. Shah Mir Amirpur said 50 men and six women were released based on a presidential decree issued on the occasion of Eidul Adha.

He told Pajhwok Afghan News the individuals involved in abduction, drug smuggling and other serious crimes were not among the beneficiaries.

Attorney Gul Ahmad Ramesh said seven children were also freed from a correction centre. PAJHWOK/Mawladad Yaqoobi

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