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Indonesia jailbreak on Batam island

Indonesians have been warned to be on the lookout for escaped prisoners for the second time in less than a week. 12 escaped on the island of Batam, but one has since been recaptured.

Indonesians have been warned to be on the lookout for escaped prisoners for the second time in less than a week.

Just days after more than 100 escaped from a jail in Medan there's been a breakout on the island of Batam.

12 prisoners escaped after attacking their guards but one has since been recaptured.

Ashleigh Nghiem reports.

  • 19 Jul
  • From the section Asia