War on Terror

Interpol Security Alert: Jailbreaks in Iraq, Libya, Pakistan Could Be Al-Qaeda Connected

Asking member states to examine

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Interpol has issued a global security alert linked to suspected al-Qaeda involvement in recent prison breakouts.

Interpol cited prison escapes in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan, and asked its members to examine if they were connected.

The police agency is also asking member countries to "swiftly process any information linked to these events".