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Prison break: Six dead after 528 flee immigration detention centre
Published:  Apr 20, 2022 10:11 AM
Updated: 4:20 AM

Six migrants had died in a road accident linked to a pre-dawn escape involving 528 detainees from the Immigration Department’s temporary detention centre in Sungai Bakap, Penang, at 4.30am this morning.

In separate statements, Immigration Department director-general Khairul Dzaimee Daud confirmed the escape and rearrests, while Penang police chief Mohd Shuhaily Mohd Zain confirmed the accident and deaths.

The final number of escaped detainees is...

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