Sunday, June 15


Afghan and international troops embarked on a search Saturday for more than 1,000 prisoners Nato said had escaped a Kandahar jail in Afghanistan when Taliban militants launched a raid to free its incarcerated, including an estimated 400 of their own fighters.

:: This report is from Dawn. NB: I have not been able to pull up The Frontier Post lately, which may be subject to Military Censorship.

"A state of emergency has now been declared in Kandahar city. Police and troops were on the streets and all residents were ordered to remain in their homes."

:: Sarposa Prison Break - Telegraph ::