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Rejected asylum seekers break out of Swedish detention centre near Gothenburg

A police car arrives at Sagåsen after a previous escape in 2009. Photo: Erik Abel/TT

Published: 13.Apr.2018 14:48 hrs

Fourteen rejected asylum seekers have broken out of a secure detention facility outside Gothenburg, in the biggest such escape in seven years.

At midnight on Thursday, staff at the Sagåsen detention facililty in Kållered discovered a broken window in a computer room at the centre. 
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