Prison clashes injure 23 in Egypt

The prisoners, who attempted to escape from Al Mustaqbal Prison, clashed with security forces.

Prison clashes injure 23 in Egypt

World Bulletin / News Desk

A total of 23 people were injured during the clashes between police and prisoners who attempted to escape from a prison in the Egyptian city of Ismailia.

The prisoners, who attempted to escape from Al Mustaqbal Prison, clashed with security forces. The clash left 23 people injured, 11 of whom were police officers.

Ismailia Security Department official Hisam es-Safi told AA that the prisoners, who attempted to escape, attacked the security forces with some sharp objects, broke windows and doors, and set the ward on fire.

Meanwhile, at least 50 people were injured during the clashes between security forces and protestors in the city of Kafr el-Sheikh.

Last Mod: 02 Şubat 2013, 11:17
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