219 Prisoners escapes with 15 AK-47 riffles and 20 magazines.
The prisoners numbering about 219 in an Ugandan jail in Karamoja has escaped captivity after reportedly overpowering their guards.
Before fleeing the inmates broke into the prison armory and carted away with 15 AK-47 riffles and 20 magazines.
Brigadier Flavia Byekwaso who is a military spokeswoman said these were hard-core criminals which consisted of murderers, robbers and rapists.
Two of the escaped criminals has been kill during the operation and two other re-arrested as a big security operation is underway to recapture the all said the brigadier Byekwaso.