At least 29 prisoners and three guards were killed in a prison of Dushanbe, in Tajikistan
Reporter: Sherzad Mohammadi
At least 29 prisoners and three security guards were killed due to the riots of prisoners in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Tajikistan’s Ministry of Justice Development announced that at first, insurgent inmates killed three guards in jail, and the uprising in a security incident took place in the city of Wahdat, 10 kilometers away from the capital of Tajikistan, in which religious extremists, including ISIL militants, were imprisoned and kept by Tajik forces.
Tajik security officials say that at least 29 insurgents have been killed and several have been wounded in the wake of the conflict, and in response to the example of the guard forces of the jail in Wahdat. Meanwhile, prison security sources in Tajikistan have announced that the situation has now returned to normal