Jailbreak as inmates set prison on fire
Chaos broke out at the colonial-era maximum security prison in the capital city of Georgetown after inmates obtained firearms and took control of the facility, with police and fire officials initially unable to enter the compound.
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Prisoners set the facility ablaze in an effort to distract guards, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan told journalists, calling the escapees “very serious criminals.”
Eight police officers were injured, one of whom died during treatment for a gunshot injury …