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Islamic state claims responsibility for Tajikistani prison riot

Reuters | Dushanbe | Updated: 14-06-2019 00:12 IST | Created: 14-06-2019 00:02 IST
Islamic state claims responsibility for Tajikistani prison riot
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Islamic State claimed responsibility for a prison riot in Tajikistan last month in which 32 people were killed, the militant group's online publication said on Thursday.

Islamic State said in its weekly Al-Nabaa newspaper that the "attackers are of the caliphate soldiers". It did not provide evidence to support its claim.


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