Saturday, December 3rd | 3 Kislev 5777

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe
April 15, 2012 8:55 am

Dangerous Terrorists Escape in Taliban Prison Break

avatar by News Editor

Email a copy of "Dangerous Terrorists Escape in Taliban Prison Break" to a friend

Taliban members.

Fox News – DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan –  Taliban militants armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades battled their way into a prison in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, freeing close to 400 prisoners, including at least 20 described by police as “very dangerous” insurgents, authorities and the militants said.

The raid by more than 100 fighters was a dramatic display of the strength of the insurgency gripping the nuclear-armed country. The escaped prisoners may now rejoin the fight, giving momentum and a propaganda boost to a movement that has killed thousands of Pakistani officials and ordinary citizens since 2007.

Read full story.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com