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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Jail Break

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Nine fatally shot by police in escape from Brazilian jail
19 others remain on the run from the Barra de Grota prison.
Thieves in Italy broke IN to a prison to steal €5,000
The money had been left in a safe for prisoners by their families.
Prisoner has been on the run since 1995
Joint Oireachtas Committee hears that there are 19 prisoners unlawfully at large – one for 17 years.
Two escape from garda custody in Limerick
The men were being transferred from the District Court to Limerick Prison.
Dozens of al-Qaeda fighters escape from Yemeni jail
Daring escape shows al-Qaeda’s growing confidence at challenging authorities in southern Yemen amid country’s unrest.
Search continues for over 480 Afghan prisoners who dug their way out of jail
Prisoners spent five months digging the tunnel and preparing for their escape – and just over four hours getting out through it.