Five prisoners break free in Pakistan



Islamabad: At least five convicts managed to escape from a prison in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region Wednesday by breaking open their barrack's lock, Online news agency reported.

According to police sources, the prisoners lodged in a district jail in Chillas town were involved in murder and dacoity cases.

The jail administration could learn about the incident only an hour after the prisoners escaped.

IANS