Photo: dw.de In Tajikistan during a riot in the prison killed 18 people

As a result of the riots killed at least 15 prisoners and three prison officers.

At least three members of the colony in the suburbs of Dushanbe, was killed in a prison riot on Sunday evening. This was stated by the Ministry of justice of Tajikistan, according to Tajik newspaper Asia-Plus.

“The rebels did not obey the demand to stop the riots. They attacked and wounded several members of the colony. Three officers were killed”, – said the Agency. According to authorities, 30 especially dangerous prisoners serving sentences on charges of involvement in the terrorist organization “Islamic state”, “armed with knives and other knives took hostage three prison officers to attempt escape.”

“In the course of negotiations between the criminals was skirmish, which ended in a shootout. The colony administration took extreme measures, and when riot was victims among high-risk prisoners,” – said in the Ministry of justice. Meanwhile, the Ministry did not specify the exact number of victims among the prisoners.

At the same time, the source TASS in law enforcement agencies reported that the clashes were killed at least 15 prisoners. “The President of Tajikistan informed about this incident,” he added.

The colony is located in the city of Vahdat, 20 kilometres from Dushanbe.

Highway leading to the city of Vakhdat, taken under heavy guard. We are talking about the second case of the riots in the colonies of Tajikistan for the last six months.

Earlier, in Tajikistan there was a riot in the prison, which killed 47 people. In Australia, the teenagers captured juvenile hall and set a fire there.

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