– DANGEROUS MILITANT ESCAPED LEBANON JAIL
An Islamist militant, Taha Hajj Suleiman, has escaped from Roumieh high-security prison, in eastern Beirut, in the early hours of Tuesday 08/18/2009, after members of his group formed a human ladder, allowing him to scale a wall.
Prison guards were able to stop seven other members of his Al Qaeda-inspired group, Fatah al-Islam, from fleeing.
Taha Hajj Suleiman was being held for his alleged involvement in a 15-week battle with the Lebanese army. Police described Suleiman as “dangerous” and said they had launched a search using helicopters and police dogs to try and find him.
Taha Hajj Suleiman, a Syrian national, was being held on charges of terrorism and bombing. He was captured the next day and put back in jail.
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