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Indonesia: Prison break, loot as nation grapples with tragedy

Sep 30, 2018 14:59 IST

As Indonesia grapples with tragedy, inmates of a prison in Palu, made a dash for freedom after its walls collapsed. More than half of the prison's 560 prisoners managed to escape. The guards could not stop the them as the electricity was out and people had panicked. The authorities however have not tried to recapture the fugitives because they were busy helping victims of the tsunami.