6 Inmates in Southern Taiwan Take Prison Staff Hostage

February 11, 2015 10:17 AM

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Six inmates took the warden and several other people hostage at a prison in the southern Taiwanese port city of Kaohsiung on Wednesday afternoon, the official Central News Agency said.

The six inmates — convicted of burglary, murder and drug crimes — were suspected to be armed although no gunshots were heard at Kaohsiung Prison, CNA said.

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