France hunts top criminal after daring jailbreak

Redoine Faid, once France's 'Most Wanted Man', was picked up by accomplices in a hijacked helicopter on Sunday.


    In France, an unprecedented manhunt is continuing after a notorious gangster made a daring jailbreak in a hijacked helicopter in broad daylight.

    It is his second escape in the past five years.

    Redoine Faid was snatched from a prison visiting room on Sunday after his accomplices landed in a prison yard and used power tools to cut through the security doors.


    Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports.


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