Abu Sewair Police Station force in Ismailia say they thwarted an escape attempt Wednesday evening by 40 detainees pending investigation over different charges including murder and theft under duress.
The detainees allegedly set fire to their personal belongings and attacked the policemen with baskets and empty bottles as they were handed their meal. Three policemen were injured with scars and bruises.
The prosecutor moved to the police station and inspected the scene for investigations and ordered the referral of injured policemen to the hospital for medical reports.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm