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Nigeria state governor visits prison after 1,800 inmates escape

By AFP
06 Apr 2021   |   1:31 pm   |  
The Governor of Nigeria's Imo State visits the prison in Owerri where 1,800 inmates escaped after a heavily armed gang attacked the facility using explosives. The attackers blasted their way into the Owerri prison, engaging guards in a gun battle and breaking out inmates, the national corrections authority said in a statement.


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