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Over 20 prisoners escape from Islamic States jail in Iraqi city

More than 20 prisoners, mostly members of the Iraqi security forces and Kurdish Peshmerga combatants, escaped from an Islamic State controlled prison in the northern city of Mosul, according to Kurdish officials.

Second Tihar escapee nabbed in Uttar Pradesh

Two days after escaping from the high-security Tihar prisons, the second undertrial was on Tuesday arrested from Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh by Delhi Police.

US jail uncovers apparent escape plot involving bedsheets

 Authorities say officials at a New York City jail have uncovered an apparent escape plot while sweeping the facility after learning of drug smuggling there.

New details emerge of murderers` NY prison break

New details emerge of murderers` NY prison break

Two murderers escaped from jail using hacksaw blades supplied by an enamored prison worker and equipment stolen from a toolbox left by construction workers, officials said Monday.

Search for escaped murderers enters 7th day in northern NY

Squads of law enforcement officers today began a seventh day of trying to track down two murderers who escaped from a maximum-security prison in northern New York and could be hiding out in swampy terrain swarming with blood-sucking insects.

Prison worker gave escaped convicts power tools: NY prosecutor

A female worker provided the power tools used by two escaped inmates to carry out their daring prison break, a New York prosecutor said Friday.

New York inmates on the run for days face high odds of capture

The two escaped inmates from a New York maximum security prison have far outlasted the typical jailbreak period, according to experts and corrections data, as state and federal authorities were hunting them for the fifth straight day on Wednesday.

US manhunt for jailbreak killers expands to fourth day

US manhunt for jailbreak killers expands to fourth day

A US manhunt for two convicted killers who cut their way out of a maximum security jail Hollywood-style on Tuesday stretched into a fourth day as investigators focused on whether they were helped by prison staff.

Rebels push deep into Yemen`s Aden, Qaeda storms jail

Rebel forces penetrated deep into the former southern stronghold of Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi Thursday as al Qaeda freed hundreds of inmates in a jailbreak elsewhere in the chaos-hit country.

Qaeda frees 300 inmates in Yemen jailbreak

Al Qaeda militants stormed a prison in southeastern Yemen on Thursday, freeing several hundred inmates including one of their leaders, a security official said.

Seven Pakistani security men among 10 held for jailbreak

Three religious leaders and seven security personnel have been arrested for allegedly helping two terrorists, including one involved in the killing of 10 foreign climbers in 2013, escape from a Pakistani jail in Gilgit-Baltistan region.

Quebec sees second jailbreak involving helicopter

Three inmates have escaped from a detention centre in Quebec City with the help of a helicopter, police said.

Yemen hunts `19 Qaeda` after Sanaa jailbreak

Yemeni security forces were on Friday hunting down 29 inmates, including 19 suspected al Qaeda members, who broke out of jail in a deadly assault in the capital.

Jailbreak in Libya, 54 detainees escape

A Libyan security official says that over 54 detainees have escaped from a prison in the capital Tripoli due to a security failure.

Fifty-five inmates bust out of Ecuador jail

Fifty-five inmates escaped from an overcrowded jail in Ecuador but 20 were swiftly recaptured, authorities said.

Bangalore: Daring jailbreak leaves cops red-faced

Jaishankar, a 36-year-old undertrial facing more than two dozen criminal charges including rape and murder, gave the officials and guards at the high security Parappana Agrahara Central prison the slip in the wee hours

Four Pak cops held for negligence during jailbreak

Four Pakistani policemen were arrested today for alleged negligence during last month`s daring attack by the Taliban on a high-security jail that led to the escape of nearly 250 inmates, including 35 hard-core militants.

Over 1,200 prisoners flee Libyan jail

In a major jailbreak, nearly 1,200 convicts, most of them facing serious charges, escaped from a prison near Libyan city of Benghazi Saturday, a security official said.

Malaysia on alert after terroists escape from Indonesian jail

Malaysia went on high alert after four Indonesian terrorists escaped from a prison in Indonesia’s Medan city during a riot last week.

Brotherhood planned Morsi jailbreak: Egypt court

An Egyptian court says Muslim Brotherhood members conspired with Hamas, Hezbollah and local militants to storm a prison in 2011 and free 34 Brotherhood leaders, including President Mohammed Morsi.