One fugitive, 4 wanted men captured in Basra
1/18/2011 9:27 PM
BASRA / Aswat al-Iraq: Policemen arrested Tuesday one of the fugitives from the Presidential Palaces jail and four wanted men in separate areas in Basra, a security source said.
“Police forces waged crackdown operations in separate areas of Basra, where one of the fugitives from the Presidential Palaces jail was arrested, in addition to four wanted men,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
A total of 13 al-Qaeda prisoners managed to escape from the Presidential Palaces jail in Basra last Friday (Jan.
14) despite tough security measures.
Basra is 590 km south of Baghdad.
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