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400 prisoners escape Libya’s prison amid chaos

TRIPOLI: Some 400 prisoners escaped from a jail in Libya’s capital on Sunday while fighting between rival armed groups raged nearby, a judiciary official said as the United Nations called for the warring parties to meet on Tuesday. The inmates forced open the doors of the Ain Zara prison and guards were unable to stop them, the official said, confirming a judiciary police statement posted on social media. He asked not to get identified and could not provide more details. The prison is located in southern Tripoli, an…