A face off between police force members and a number of prisoners in Pul-e-Charkhi prison in Kabul on Tuesday left four prisoners dead and 33 others, including 20 policemen, wounded, Ministry of Interior said in a statement.
The clash started at around 4pm Kabul time when the Afghan police started searching some cells of the prison.
In the prisoners’ attack on police, 20 policemen sustained injuries and police started firing in the air to bring the situation under control, the ministry said.
The situation is under control right now, the statement said.
Pul-e-Charkhi is the central jail in Afghanistan.