US: over 200 Prisoners are on the run in Haiti after escaping from jail near the capital , Port _au _ Prince.


Hundreds of inimates flee from Croix _des _Bouquets jail, authorities said 25 people died following Thursday’s mass escape from the Croix_des _Bouquets prison, including the prison director.

One of those who fled was a powerful gang leader, named “Arnel Joseph” was killed hours after escaping.

“Among those killed were some ordinary citizens who were killed by the prisoners during the escape, about 60 inmates has been captured.

Two years earlier, more than 170 inmates escaped from a prison in Arcahie, north of port_au _prince.

Croix_Des_Bouquets was inaugurated in 2012.