Breaking! 900 prisoners escaped in jail-break – Bakwanamaha

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On Tuesday, the mayor of eastern Congolese city of Beni said 900 prisoners had escaped from  jail, and among the escapees were members of an Islamist militant group.

According to report, only 100 prisoners out of 1000 prisoners remained in the prison after the jail-break.

Modeste Bakwanamaha stated that rebels from the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and other rebel groups were among those who had been sprung from the jail by attackers using welding equipment.