Gunmen have attacked a jail in southwestern Nigeria freeing hundreds of inmates, reports the News Agency of Nigeria.
On Friday night, unknown gunmen attacked the Abolongo Correctional Center in Oyo Town
After fierce fighting with guards, the attackers gained access to the yard and used dynamite to blast through the wall.
The attackers freed all 837 inmates awaiting trial. Cells housing convicted prisoners were not affected, officials said.
Several high-profile suspects were believed...