Greek inmates held tunneling out of prison
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Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 17:35
Athens: As many as seven prison inmates have been caught digging a nine-meter-long tunnel in a Greek city, the justice ministry stated Friday.

"The inmates have dug a nine-metre long tunnel, at the depth of five metres, to get outside the penitentiary facility's territory," the ministry said.

The tunnel was dug in a ground-floor cell.

The breakout, however, was thwarted "by observant prison workers," the ministry said without giving further details.


First Published: Friday, November 16, 2012, 17:35

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