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Clash at Pul-i-Charkhi prison leaves 1 inmate dead

Clash at Pul-i-Charkhi prison leaves 1 inmate dead

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Oct 11, 2017 - 19:29

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): One prisoner was killed and another injured in a clash in the third block of Pul-i-Charkhi jail in capital Kabul on Wednesday, an official said.

Lt. Gen. Abdul Hakem Kohistani, head of prisons and detention centres, confirmed to Pajhwok Afghan News the clash inside the jail in which one prisoner was killed and another injured.

He said situation have been brought under control, adding the clash erupted between prisoners accused on drug smuggling and robbery.

Mohammad Aref Ahmadi, deputy head of Pul-i-Charkhi prison, said the clash happened at around 12:00pm.

He said the number of injured people was yet to be ascertained while the identity of dead prisoner was not disclosed.

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