Lubumbashi (DR Congo): Gunmen attacked a
prison in the southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo,
freeing a former militia leader and allowing close to 1,000
inmates to escape, a local official said.
"Eight armed and masked men got off a minivan and took
advantage of visiting day to gain access unnoticed. They
opened fire on the police and the military guards, killing
two," Katanga provincial interior minister Dkianga Kazadi