Thousands escape Egypt prisons

As violence erupted, thousands of inmates, including political prisoners, escaped from jail.

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Egypt’s anti-government uprising has also seen lawlessness and looting in several cities.

As the police abandoned their posts, thousands of prisoners were set free across the country, in a series of mass jailbreaks.

More in this report from the Abu Zaabal prison, on the outskirts of Cairo.

Source: Al Jazeera