January 29, 2011 / 4:43 PM / 7 years ago

Prisoners and police clash at Cairo prison, 8 dead

CAIRO (Reuters) - Clashes broke out between police and prisoners attempting to escape from a Cairo prison on Saturday, a security source said.

None of the prisoners managed to escape, but eight were killed and 123 were wounded in the clashes at Abu Zaabal prison, northeast of Cairo, the security source said.

Writing by Shaimaa Fayed

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