Police inspect the damaged car in Hadath, Lebanon. Photo: Reuters Police inspect the damaged car in Hadath, Lebanon. Photo: Reuters
Police inspect the damaged car in Hadath, Lebanon. Photo: Reuters

Five prisoners killed in car crash after mass jailbreak in Lebanon

  • 69 people fled a detention centre near Beirut, including five who later died in an accident after a car they hijacked swerved into a tree
  • 15 had been recaptured, and another four had handed themselves back in, as officials called on residents to be on alert

Topic |   Middle East
Police inspect the damaged car in Hadath, Lebanon. Photo: Reuters Police inspect the damaged car in Hadath, Lebanon. Photo: Reuters
Police inspect the damaged car in Hadath, Lebanon. Photo: Reuters
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