Tuesday, 29 Sep 2020
WORLD
17/09/2020 12:47 PM

ABUJA, Sept 17 -- At least 219 inmates escaped from a prison in northeastern Uganda, Anadolu Agency reported citing local media reports Thursday.

The prisoners took off their prison uniforms and fled naked.

An army spokesperson said in a statement that so far two prisoners were captured and two were killed.

A guard was reportedly killed by the inmates, who made off with 15 guns.

Efforts are underway to capture the remaining inmates, officials said.

-- BERNAMA

 

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