Tacloban City: Gunshots Fired Near City Hall as Prisoners Try to Escape

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.
November 10, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Gunshots were fired near the Tacloban City Hall on Sunday evening.

At least 10 shots were fired following attempts by some prisoners to escape, reported Rappler.

A jail officer said that officials have recaptured some of the prisoners. The jail is near city hall, which is also the command center in the Typhoon Haiyan aftermath. 

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Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.