INDONESIA POLICE HUNT INMATES AFTER MASS PRISON BREAK IN SUMATRA

INDONESIA POLICE HUNT INMATES AFTER MASS PRISON BREAK IN SUMATRA

AUTHORITIES HAVE LAUNCHED A MASSIVE MANHUNT ON INDONESIA'S SUMATRA ISLAND AFTER MORE THAN 100 INMATES ESCAPED FROM PRISON.

Prison breaks are common in Indonesia, where inmates are often held in unsanitary conditions at overcrowded prisons.
Widodo Eko Prihastopo, the Riau province police chief, said 115 prisoners had been recaptured by late morning, but dozens of detainees from a prison population of nearly 650 remained at large.
In July 2013, about 240 prisoners escaped during a deadly riot at a prison in Medan, the capital of North Sumatra province.

Authorities have launched a massive manhunt on Indonesia's Sumatra island after more than 100 inmates escaped from prison. The prison break came early in the morning on Saturday after rioting and a fire broke out at the...

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