Indonesian police on Saturday expanded their search for 131 inmates including four militants who escaped from an overcrowded jail during a riot that left five dead, a spokesman said.
Prisoners gather behind a window of a burned Tanjung Gusta prison building in Medan city, North Sumatra province, on July 12, 2013. Five people died and around 200 prisoners including nine terror convicts escaped from the jail after violent riots erupted, with inmates setting fire to the prison and hurling bottles at guards.
Inmates began rampaging through the jail in Medan city on Sumatra island on Thursday, setting fires and hurling bottles at guards in anger over power cuts and water shortages at the prison.
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