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Attack on a prison in Nigeria: 2 dead, 1 in critical condition

Attack on a prison in Nigeria: 2 dead, 1 in critical condition

Vehicles burned in an attack in the town of Damasak in Borno state, north-eastern Nigeria

on the evening of october 23, local time, the governor of oyo state of nigeria, say makind, said in a state television broadcast that the attack on the prison on the 22nd killed two security personnel, a female volunteer in critical condition, and several others were injured. mr makind said all entrances and exits in the state had been monitored and residents were urged to call a dedicated emergency hotline if suspicious conditions and unknown strangers were detected.

on the evening of october 22, local time, a group of unidentified armed men attacked a prison in oyo state. following an exchange of fire with prison guards, explosives were used to blow up walls and enter the prison compound, forcing the release of 837 detainees facing court proceedings.

so far, 262 escapees have been captured.

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