PAKISTAN TALIBAN ATTACK PRISON

epa03183201 Pakistani security officials stand guard outside the main prison in Bannu, Pakistan, 15 April 2012. Several dozen Taliban armed with assault rifles and rocket-propelled grenades attacked a prison in Bannu on 15 April freeing hundreds of inmates, officials said. The raid took place in Bannu district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in the early morning hours. Miian Iftikhar Hussain, the provincial information minister, said the militants first set up the roadblocks around the prison and then broke in through the main gate. EPA/RANA ZAHID