Inmates escaping from a prison in Recife, Brazil on Saturday 23rd January 2016.
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Footage shows Brazil prison escape after explosion

Footage has emerged showing the moment 40 inmates escaped from a prison in the eastern Brazilian city of Recife on Saturday.

The video shows a man entering the compound shortly before an explosion. Authorities say a bomb was used to blow a hole in an external wall.

Most of the prisoners were captured after a manhunt through local streets lasting several hours, but two were killed and one remains at large.

  • 26 Jan 2016
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