Three Kosovans flee prison

Sunday, 9 January, 2000, 17:09 GMT

A big search is underway in south-eastern Kosovo after three ethnic Albanians escaped from a prison inside a big United States airbase.

The three men, like the ninety other inmates in the prison, were being held on criminal charges.

One of the escapees was accused of murder.

An investigation is being carried out to find out how the men escaped.

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