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Cameroon: Prison break as 22 inmates escape from jail in Meiganga

A manhunt has been launched in Meiganga, Adamawa region to track down 22 inmates who escaped from prison last night.

Sources say, the inmates escaped after digging a hole on one of the walls of the prison before escaping through a nearby bush into the wild.

Prison warders and security forces immediately got alerted and intervened to prevent more prisoners from escaping as the hole has been blocked.

A list of the 22 detainees who have escaped has been established as investigations continue to track them down.

Published on 03.01.2023

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