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Taliban Jail Break: More than a Dozen Escape Overnight

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0  Updated at 10:30 am, June 8th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) — More than a dozen prisoners, including members of the Taliban, escaped from jail Friday in Sar-e-Pul province, in northern Afghanistan.

Afghan officials say insurgents detonated a bomb outside the prison walls, and the prisoners escaped through the rubble. Afghan guards fired at the escapees, killing three, but fourteen prisoners are still at large.

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