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Kaohsiung Prison hostage incident ends with hijackers committing suicide
【Society】2015-02-12  06:33:03
Kaohsiung Feb. 12 (CNA) Nearly 14 hours after taking Kaohsiung Prison warden and head guard hostage Wednesday evening, the six inmates in the the prison shot them to death at around 5 a.m. Thursday, ending the first ever such incident in Taiwan, Deputy Justice Minister Chen Ming-tang (陳明堂)said.

Warden Chen Shih-chih (陳世志)and head guard Wang Shih-tsang 王世倉)are both safe, Chen said.

(By Chen Chao-fu and Bear Lee)
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