Accessibility links

Breaking News

Arabic TV Says Gunmen Kill 10 Inmates At Prison In Southern Iraq

(RFE/RL) 22 February 2006 -- Dubai-based Al-Arabiyah television reports that gunmen have attacked a prison in the southern Iraqi city of Al-Basrah, killing 10 inmates.

The report said the gunmen took 11 prisoners from Egypt and one from Saudi Arabia and killed 10 of them. The report could not be independently confirmed.

The station gave no further details.


RFE/RL Iraq Report

RFE/RL Iraq Report

SUBSCRIBE For weekly news and analysis on Iraq by e-mail, subscribe to "RFE/RL Iraq Report."

RFE/RL has been declared an "undesirable organization" by the Russian government.

If you are in Russia or the Russia-controlled parts of Ukraine and hold a Russian passport or are a stateless person residing permanently in Russia or the Russia-controlled parts of Ukraine, please note that you could face fines or imprisonment for sharing, liking, commenting on, or saving our content, or for contacting us.

To find out more, click here.