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Jos Prison Attack: Five escaping inmates rearrested

Jos Prison Attack: Five escaping inmates rearrested

Jos Prison Attack: Five escaping inmates rearrested

Five inmates have been rearrested after yet-to-be identified gunmen, suspected to be bandits attacked the Jos Correctional Centre, the Plateau state capital.

WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that gunmen on Sunday attacked the Jos Correctional facility, shooting sporadically everywhere around the facility.

The bandits were said to have pretended to be on a visit before they opened fire on reaching the gate of the correctional facility.

According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), a senior official of the Service, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that five inmates attempted to escape but were stopped by armed personnel of the service.

“Five inmates had tried to escape during the exchange of gunfire but were promptly resisted and re-arrested by our armed men,” he said.

NAN also reports that there is currently heavy presence of joint security personnel around the correctional center.

The Jos Correctional Centre is located near the headquarters of the Plateau State Police Command as well as the Department of State Services (DSS).

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