23 Jul 2018

Thirty-one prisoners break out of Papuan jail

3:08 pm on 23 July 2018

Police say 29 prison inmates are at large after 31 inmates broke out of a jail in the Jayapura district of Indonesia's Papua.

The Indonesian news agency Antara reports the prisoners fled from the Doyo Baru Narcotics Prison on Sunday morning.

The police say two of the inmates have since been recaptured and they are still hunting the rest.