Sunday, December 03, 2023
  • Mexican soldiers stand guard outside a state prison in

    Mexico again witnesses deadly prison attack; 14 inmates killed, 24 escaped

    World | Jan 02, 2023, 08:48 AM IST

    The Chihuahua state prosecutor's office said in a statement that around 7 am various armoured vehicles arrived at the prison and gunmen opened fire on guards.

  • 11 killed, over 200 inmates escape after prison attack in Nigeria

    11 killed, over 200 inmates escape after prison attack in Nigeria

    World | Nov 30, 2021, 08:32 AM IST

    According to the spokesperson, some attackers and 262 inmates escaped in the melee before reinforcement could come from sister services, noting that 10 inmates have so far been recaptured, leaving 252 at large.

  • Tear gas rises from parts of Turi jail where an inmate riot broke out in Cuenca, Ecuador

    Ecuador: Prison riots leave 62 dead

    World | Feb 24, 2021, 10:53 AM IST

    Sixty-two inmates have died in riots at prisons in three cities in Ecuador as a result of fights between rival gangs and an escape attempt, authorities said Tuesday.

  • 57 dead in Brazil prison riot

    57 prisoners killed by inmates in Brazil's Altamira jail, 16 decapitated

    World | Jul 30, 2019, 06:44 AM IST

    Para state prison authorities a fight erupted around 7 a.m., between the Rio de Janeiro-based Comando Vermelho and a local criminal group known as Comando Classe A.

  • militants attack prison in northwest pakistan

    Militants attack prison in northwest Pakistan

    World | Jul 30, 2013, 10:47 AM IST

    Dera Ismail Khan, July 30: Dozens of Taliban militants armed with guns, grenades and bombs attacked a prison in northwest Pakistan, freeing more than 250 prisoners, including 25 “dangerous terrorists,” officials said.The militants killed six

  • sarabjit to be cremated in bhikhiwind friday anger in town

    Sarabjit to be cremated in Bhikhiwind Friday; anger in town

    India | May 02, 2013, 06:12 PM IST

    Bhikhiwind (Punjab), May 2: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who died in Pakistan early Thursday, will be cremated in his hometown Bhikhiwind in Punjab's border district of Tarn Taran, amid great anger in the town.Sarabjit's family,

  • tight security for pak prisoners in maharashtra jails

    Tight security for Pak prisoners in Maharashtra jails

    India | May 01, 2013, 04:26 PM IST

    Mumbai, May 1: Following the brutal assault on Indian national Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistan jail, security of neighbouring country's prisoners in Maharashtra jails has been tightened, a senior police official said.Additional Director General of

  • family meets sarabjit

    Family meets Sarabjit

    World | Apr 28, 2013, 07:06 PM IST

    Lahore, Apr 28: The distraught family of a comatose Sarabjit Singh was on Sunday allowed to have a glimpse of him from a distance at the hospital where he is being treated after a brutal