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Gunmen invade Calabar prison, free inmates

Unknown gunmen the Afokang Prison in Calabar, Cross River on Friday, shooting sporadically and throwing the whole area into confusion.

The Nation reports that several inmates were freed in the ensuing melee which started at about 11.30 am.

The report said shops and other business outlets around the prisons have been closed down and security operatives drafted to the area to maintain law and order.


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