Taliban stage brazen raid on Afghan jail

The Taliban carried out a predawn surprise attack Monday on a maximum-security prison in Afghanistan, enabling over 350 prisoners to escape. 
Four policemen were killed during the assault, in which dozens of insurgents attacked the prison after a suicide bomber blew himself up at the gate. The Afghan Interior Ministry said nearly 150 of the escapees are security threats.
The prison located near Ghazni, central Afghanistan, is about 120 kilometers from Kabul.       

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