Armed men raid North Cotabato jail; 130 inmates escape

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KIDAPAWAN CITY — Unidentified armed men raided the North Cotabato District Jail in Barangay Amas here Wednesday and freed over 130 inmates.

Warden Supt. Peter Bongat said a guard was killed during the attack.
He said the raid took place at about 12:30 a.m.
Superintendent Leo Ajero, the city police chief, said two of the escapees had been re-arrested.
The manhunt was continuing, he said.
The district jail holds about 400 prisoners, mostly facing such serious crimes as murder. CBB

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