Shootout At Calabar Prison Leaves Two Dead, Others Injured

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An attempted prison break at the Federal Prison in Calabar has left at least two persons killed, officials of the Nigeria Prisons Service have said.

Also, a number of people have been confirmed to have sustained serious injuries and are receiving treatment in undisclosed medical facilities in Calabar.

According to reports, the fence of the prison was broken and a large hole created in other to enable the men escape. The prison authorities have said that no inmate escaped but reports claim two prison inmates may have escaped as a result of the punctured prison wall in the confusion that followed the shoot out.

 

Chioma Halima Olabode

Chioma Halima Olabode

Chioma Halima Olabode is born of an Igbo dad and Yoruba mum in Jos, Northern Nigeria. An avid lover of Nigerian music and PS games. Deputy manager in an IT firm during the day and Vodka lover at night. Follow me on 360nobs for THE PILL on my precise thoughts on all sorts of Nationwide or Worldwide silliness.

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