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Security officials among 9 rescued form Taliban prison

Security officials among 9 rescued form Taliban prison

Jun 17, 2016 - 11:38

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Nine prisoners have been released from the Talibaninfo-icon jail during security forces raid in the Grishk district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Friday.

The operation was conducted Thursday night in the Shorki locality, Defence Ministry Spokesman Gen. Dawlat Waziri wrote on his social media account.

Two soldiers, two policemen, and six civilians had been released from the insurgents’ hidden prison in the area, he said.

No casualties had been reported in the night raid, the spokesman said, adding that security officials recovered some weapons and eliminated the network of the Taliban.



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