Gunmen launch attack on Pakistani prisonMonday 29 July 2013 23.46
Gunmen battled Pakistani security forces for control of a major prison holding hundreds of militants.
A local police spokesman said
the gunmen launched their attack with a series of heavy explosions before firing rocket propelled grenades and machineguns.
The prison, in the central town of Dera Ismail Khan, houses Taliban and militants from banned sectarian groups.