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1.800 Narapidana Kabur Usai Penjara Nigeria Diserang

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Selasa, 06 Apr 2021 16:20 WIB

Nigeria - Lebih dari 1.800 napi kabur pasca kelompok bersenjata menyerang penjara di Nigeria. Kelompok bersenjata itu menggunakan bahan peledak dalam melakukan serangan.

Burned vehicles are parked outside the police command headquarters in Owerri, Nigeria, on Monday, April 5, 2021. Hundreds of inmates escaped from a prison in the southeastern Nigerian city after a series of coordinated attacks, according to government officials. (AP Photo/David Dosunmu)

Dilansir AFP, Selasa (6/4/2021), serangan itu dilakukan pada Senin waktu setempat. Dalam melakukan aksinya, kelompok bersenjata itu menerobos ke Penjara Owerri di negara bagian Imo.  

Burned vehicles are parked outside the police command headquarters in Owerri, Nigeria, on Monday, April 5, 2021. Hundreds of inmates escaped from a prison in the southeastern Nigerian city after a series of coordinated attacks, according to government officials. (AP Photo/David Dosunmu)

Kelompok bersenjata itu menyerang penjara dengan menggunakan mobil pikap dan bus.   

Burned vehicles are parked outside the police command headquarters in Owerri, Nigeria, on Monday, April 5, 2021. Hundreds of inmates escaped from a prison in the southeastern Nigerian city after a series of coordinated attacks, according to government officials. (AP Photo/David Dosunmu)

Diketahui sempat terjadi baku tembak dalam serangan tersebut.  

Burned vehicles are parked outside the police command headquarters in Owerri, Nigeria, on Monday, April 5, 2021. Hundreds of inmates escaped from a prison in the southeastern Nigerian city after a series of coordinated attacks, according to government officials. (AP Photo/David Dosunmu)

Belum ada kelompok bersenjata dalam serangan tersebut. Meski demikian, Presiden Muhammadu Buhari mengatakan serangan tersebut merupakan tindakan terorisme.  

Burned vehicles are parked outside the police command headquarters in Owerri, Nigeria, on Monday, April 5, 2021. Hundreds of inmates escaped from a prison in the southeastern Nigerian city after a series of coordinated attacks, according to government officials. (AP Photo/David Dosunmu)

Negara bagian Imo merupakan wilayah yang telah lama menjadi sarang kelompok separatis Nigeria.   

Burned vehicles are parked outside the police command headquarters in Owerri, Nigeria, on Monday, April 5, 2021. Hundreds of inmates escaped from a prison in the southeastern Nigerian city after a series of coordinated attacks, according to government officials. (AP Photo/David Dosunmu)

Kelompok separatis itu serin terlibar ketegangan dengan otoritas federal dan penduduk lokal.  

Burned vehicles are parked outside the police command headquarters in Owerri, Nigeria, on Monday, April 5, 2021. Hundreds of inmates escaped from a prison in the southeastern Nigerian city after a series of coordinated attacks, according to government officials. (AP Photo/David Dosunmu)

Selain itu, Gerakan separatis Masyarakat Asli Biafra (IPOB) baru-baru ini mengunggah video di media sosial yang menampilkan sejumlah milisinya tengah menjalani pelatihan militer.  

1.800 Narapidana Kabur Usai Penjara Nigeria Diserang
1.800 Narapidana Kabur Usai Penjara Nigeria Diserang
1.800 Narapidana Kabur Usai Penjara Nigeria Diserang
1.800 Narapidana Kabur Usai Penjara Nigeria Diserang
1.800 Narapidana Kabur Usai Penjara Nigeria Diserang
1.800 Narapidana Kabur Usai Penjara Nigeria Diserang
1.800 Narapidana Kabur Usai Penjara Nigeria Diserang