300 inmates flee after Boko Haram attack on Nigerian prison

About 300 prisoners fled after suspected Boko Haram militants attacked a prison outside the Nigerian capital, using explosives to free some inmates, a government official said Wednesday.
“We understand that they (the attackers) belonged to Boko Haram and came specifically for their co-conspirators … Now we have recaptured 300 of the roughly 600 people they fled from,” Shwaibo Balgor, a senior official of the Ministry of the Interior. night attack on Kogi prison, on the outskirts of Abuja. Prison”.