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Bihar: Five prisoners escape from Buxar Central Jail

Updated: Dec 31, 2016 09:32 IST

Buxar (Bihar) [India], Dec. 31 (ANI): As many as five prisoners escaped from Bihar's Buxar Central Jail late on Friday night.

Sources said the prisoners scaled the wall of the jail and escaped.

The prisoners who escaped the jail were Sonu Pandey and Upendra Singh hailed from Arrah, Devdhari Rai from Chhapra, Pradeep Singh from Motihari and Sonu Singh from Brahmapur.

The higher authority has been informed about the incident and massive search operation has been initiated.

More details awaited. (ANI)