25 Dead in Iraq Clashes After Insurgents Attempt Jailbreak

Coordinated attacks on two prisons


Gunmen attacked two Iraqi jails in a bid to free prisoners on Sunday night, killing at least 25 people in fierce clashes that raged well into the morning.

The co-ordinated attacks on the prisons of Taji and Abu Ghraib, north and west of Baghdad respectively, were launched on Sunday night and lasted for around 10 hours, officials said on Monday.