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Massive jailbreak in Yemen

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationSanaa, Yemen1
Time Feb. 3, 20061
ParticipantsJamal al Badawi1, Fawaz al-Rabihi1
Narrative and Notes
ReliableTwenty-three people, at least 13 of them al-Qaeda members or associates, escaped from a Yemeni prison by digging a 140 meter tunnel into a nearby mosque.

One of them, Fawaz al-Rabihi, was located and killed by Yemeni security forces in Sanaa on Oct. 1, 2006.1
1'Hunt on for Yemeni jailbreakers.' BBC: Feb. 4, 2006.
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