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Pakistan jailbreak: Militants use explosives to free prisoners

Taliban militants have freed more than 240 prisoners in an assault on a prison in north-west Pakistan, officials say.

The attack on the jail in the north-western town of Dera Ismail Khan began with huge explosions at around midnight on Monday.

Orla Guerin reports from Islamabad.

  • 30 Jul 2013
  • From the section Asia
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