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Hundreds Escape in Indonesia Prison Break

More than 200 prisoners escaped in Indonesia including nine terror suspects. Photo by Denny Pohan, Copyright @Demotix (7/12/2013)

More than 200 prisoners, including nine terror convicts, escaped in Indonesia's Tanjung Gusta prison. Photo by Denny Pohan, Copyright @Demotix (7/12/2013)

A blackout in Tanjung Gusta prison in Indonesia lead to a riot which allowed more than 200 prisoners, including nine terror convicts, to escape. Authorities have already regained control of the facility.

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