7 escape prison in Albania

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Police say seven prisoners have escaped from a jail compound in southeastern Albania.

Police said Saturday the seven prisoners at the Drenove jail camp 180 kilometers (110 miles) southeast of the capital, Tirana, are armed and considered dangerous. Some of them are serving life sentences.

Authorities have put up road blocks and sent special forces to the area. Police in neighboring countries have been contacted.

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