Islamic state claims responsibility for Tajikistani prison riot

June 13, 2019

CAIRO (Reuters) – 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.

(Reporting By Ali Abdelaty; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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