Eyewitness says seeing escaping prisoners was like watching a bioscope movie

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An eyewitness to the escape said on Wednesday that the whole thing was just like scenes from an action movie.

Eighteen prisoners were still on the run by Wednesday night, following a brazen attack by armed gunmen on a police truck transporting prisoners to court.

Five men, armed with AK47 assault rifles, forced the SAPS vehicle carrying prisoners from Pietermaritzburg’s New Prison to the Magistrate’s Court, off the road. 

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