Thu, 29 Oct 2020

Cairo [Egypt], September 24 (ANI/Sputnik): Four death row inmates were gunned down near Cairo amid a prison break attempt, while three police officers died in a bid to prevent them, the Youm7 newspaper reported, citing security sources.

According to the newspaper, the incident took place on Wednesday morning when the inmates made an escape attempt from the Tora maximum-security prison, 18-miles south of Cairo.

They stumbled upon two penitentiary officers and one conscript. Penitentiary workers were killed in an ensued clash. The four inmates were shot to death. (ANI/Sputnik)

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