World Bulletin / News Desk
18 PKK fighters who escaped from a prison in Turkey's Bingöl have been captured. Eighteen inmates escaped through a tunnel from the prison yesterday.
Four of the inmates were reported to have already been sentenced due to their membership to the PKK, an armed Kurdish separatist rebel group operating in the south-east of Turkey
The inmates were staying at an M-type prison, where there is a maximum of 10 inmate-wards, housing a total of 325 inmates.
The tunnel was discovered 40 meters away from the prison wall, 70 meters in length and 65 centimeters in width.