Prisoners Escape As Gunmen Attack SA Police Van

Prisoners Escape As Gunmen Attack SA Police Van
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No fewer than 30 prisoners have escaped after a police van that was transporting them to a law court was attacked by gunmen in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

According to credible sources, some of the prisoners remained in the van that was forced open by heavily armed attackers.

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KwaZulu Natal police spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker said police were looking for those who escaped.

A voice note has been circulated online urging residents to beware as the escapees might be looking for civilian clothes, the Independent Online website reports.

 

AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK

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