February 14, 2014
A policeman looks out from inside of an armored vehicle stationed near the main wall outside the capital's central prison. Eleven people were killed when attackers mounted a bomb, grenade, and gun assault Thursday to try to free inmates, security sources and witnesses said. Explosions and gunfire could be heard several miles away from the prison, which has al Qaeda members among its inmates. The biggest explosion rattled windows in the area.
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