Ten al-Qaeda inmates escape from prison in eastern Yemen

Yemeni security officials say 10 jailed al-Qaida militants have actually left from jail in the eastern province of HadramawtBy NOHA ELHENNAWY Associated PressApril 15, 2022, 10:56 AM – 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleCAIRO– Ten imprisoned al-Qaida militants have gotten away from jail in Yemens eastern province of Hadramawt, security authorities said on Friday.The inmates staged a quarrel among themselves late Thursday at the prison in the city of Seiyun, requiring guards to step in. However when they did, the prisoners subdued them, taking their Kalashnikov rifles and binding their hands prior to escaping, prison officials stated. They asked to stay anonymous due to the fact that they were not licensed to brief the media.Preliminary examinations showed that the inmates need to have coordinated their relocation with jail guards who teamed up, along with other militants from outdoors, they added.The Yemen-based Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula has long been considered the worldwide networks most unsafe branch, and has attempted to perform attacks on the U.S. mainland.A list of the fugitives names has actually been put out on social networks to help with the hunt, said the authorities.

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