ISIL's 20-hour siege at Afghan prison kills dozens, 300 inmates missing

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“This is one of the group’s major and rare attacks on a government facility,” Kohistani said, noting they mostly targeted public areas such as Shia mosques or gatherings. “Major attacks by the Islamic State in recent months show they would become the top insurgent group to destabilize the country and the region, replacing the Taliban. The war may never end.”