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Dozens killed in riot at Tajikistan prison holding Isis militants | World news

Three prison guards and 29 inmates die in violence at 1,500-capacity jail in VahdatThree guards and 29 prisoners have been killed in a riot at a high-security jail in Tajikistan that holds Islamic State fighters, the country’s justice ministry has said.The ministry said the violence had begun late on Sunday at the prison in Vahdat, 13 miles (21km) east of the capital, Dushanbe, as militants armed themselves with knives and killed the guards and five fellow prisoners. Continue reading...