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114 Inmates Escape Congo Prison

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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Officials say 114 inmates have escaped a prison in south-central Democratic Republic of Congo, the second major jailbreak in Congo this month. Authorities say the prisoners escaped the prison in Tshikapa on Sunday, after complaining about a lack of food and water. One inmate is reported to have been killed and another wounded during the […]

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Nearly 1,000 Prisoners Escape DR Congo Jail

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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An official in the Democratic Republic of Congo says gunmen have attacked a jail in the southeastern state of Katanga, killing two people and allowing nearly 1,000 prisoners to escape. Katanga’s interior minister, Dikanga Kazadi, says eight assailants attacked guards at the prison in the city of Lubumbashi on Wednesday, in a bid to free […]

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Nearly 1,000 Prisoners Escape DR Congo Jail

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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An official in the Democratic Republic of Congo says gunmen have attacked a jail in the southeastern state of Katanga, killing two people and allowing nearly 1,000 prisoners to escape. Katanga provincial minister Dikanga Kazadi said eight assailants attacked guards at the prison on Wednesday in a bid to free a jailed militant. He said […]

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