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Four flee Israeli camp in southern Lebanon

Four suspected guerrillas broke out of Israel's Ansar detention camp in southern Lebanon, the military command said. Ten other detainees who attempted to escape were captured. Israeli radio said the inmates escaped through a hole in the perimeter fence.

It was the second successful breakout from the heavily guarded facility, which has had periodic riots and numerous other escape attempts. A military spokesman said one inmate escaped from the camp about four months ago.

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