An Afghan man who was injured when militants attacked central prison is moved to a hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFEAn Afghan man who was injured when militants attacked central prison is moved to a hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFE
An Afghan man who was injured when militants attacked central prison is moved to a hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Afghan troops retake prison after deadly gun battle with Islamic State

  • At least 29 were killed and hundreds of prisoners escaped when a suicide bomber drove a car laden with explosives up to the prison’s main gate
  • Police were forced to divert manpower to recapture escaped prisoners amid the chaos

Topic |   Afghanistan
An Afghan man who was injured when militants attacked central prison is moved to a hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFEAn Afghan man who was injured when militants attacked central prison is moved to a hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFE
An Afghan man who was injured when militants attacked central prison is moved to a hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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