Mass prison break in Haiti, 174 inmates flee after killing guard

One prisoner died after falling off a wall and hitting his head, says Haiti's Minister Of Justice


Reuters October 22, 2016
PHOTO: AFP

Dozens of inmates broke out of a northern Haitian prison on Saturday after killing a guard and stealing firearms, authorities said, as they launched a manhunt with support from U.N. peacekeepers for the 174 fugitives.

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Haiti's Minister Of Justice, Camille Edouard Junior, said  one prisoner died after falling off a wall and hitting his head during the escape from the Arcahaie prison in northern Haiti.

"One policeman was killed killing the incident," Edouard Junior told Reuters.

"Three prisoner were wounded, including one who died as a consequence of his wounds."

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