Armed police stand guard outside Kaohsiung Prison, in southern Taiwan, during the siege on February 11. Photo: Reuters Armed police stand guard outside Kaohsiung Prison, in southern Taiwan, during the siege on February 11. Photo: Reuters
Armed police stand guard outside Kaohsiung Prison, in southern Taiwan, during the siege on February 11. Photo: Reuters

Taiwan prison warden ‘lied about heroic offer to be hostage’ in deadly siege

Chen Shih-chih became a hostage by accident – bumping into armed inmates at Kaohsiung Prison on February 11 as he belatedly ran to the scene 30 minutes after siege began

Armed police stand guard outside Kaohsiung Prison, in southern Taiwan, during the siege on February 11. Photo: Reuters Armed police stand guard outside Kaohsiung Prison, in southern Taiwan, during the siege on February 11. Photo: Reuters
Armed police stand guard outside Kaohsiung Prison, in southern Taiwan, during the siege on February 11. Photo: Reuters
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