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BEIRUT: Three members of the radical militant group Fatah Al Islam have escaped from Lebanon’s largest prison at Roumieh, northeast of the capital, a security official said.
“Three prisoners belonging to the Fatah Al Islam group escaped,” said the official, adding that an inquiry had been launched into how the inmates were able to get out.
One of those on the run is Palestinian, the second is from Syria and the third is Algerian, the National News Agency reported.
No immediate details were available on when or how the escape took place. AFP