By Sarah W.
Ukraine’s most-dangerous jailbirds escaped as shells struck a high-security prison in besieged Donetsk. Authorities said 106 inmates have run away from jail while 1 prisoner was killed in Ukraine city on the Western outskirts after it was hit. This is happening when separatist rebels and government forces are at war.
Inmates at Donetsk’s high-security prison that stayed behind
Maxim Rovensky, city council spokesman, said a direct rocket hit the jail causing riot at the jail. The incidence left 3 inmates injured. Rovensky said the fugitives included people jailed for rape, robbery and murder.
Inmates can be seen milling around outside, the gate open
The Government forces of Ukraine have successfully intensified their push on Donetsk by surrounding it. Rocket fire exchanges are not new in this place because they have become a daily feature of the fighting going on.
Ukraine’s most-dangerous jailbirds escape as shell strikes high-security prison
Rovensky said at least garages, shops and 10 homes were hit by a rocket. 20,000 people are without electricity.
Spokesman Andriy Lysenko, said Kiev forces have cut Donetsk off from the other city of Luhansk on the border with Russia that is held by rebels.