314 Afghan prisoners released from Saudi prisons



The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) confirmed 314 Afghan citizens have been released from prisons in Saudi Arabia.

According to a post on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Twitter page on Wednesday night, the release of Afghan prisoners comes after concerted efforts were made by the Afghan Consulate General in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The foreign ministry said the 314 Afghan citizens had been imprisoned in Asir, Jizan, Al-Baha, Abha, Taif, Madinah, Qunfada, Shamisi, Tabuk and Hada prisons.—Ariana news