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38 Taliban inmates freed from Herat prison

38 Taliban inmates freed from Herat prison

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Jun 10, 2019 - 16:25

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Thirty-eight Talibaninfo-icon prisoners were released from the central jail in western Herat province on Monday in compliance with a president decree, officials said.

Local officials said the presidential orders to release the Taliban inmates were issued on the occasion of Eidul Fitr.

According to officials, the former inmates had been convicted of anti-state activities.

Heart Governor Abdul Qayyum Rahimi asked the freed militants to choose peace over war and killing of innocent people in the country.

Some prisoners expressed their happiness and promised not to return to their past.

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