5 suspects escape from Yala detention cell

YALA - Five suspects who were arrested under warrants escaped from a detention cell at Muang Yala police station on Monday and were still at large on Tuesday morning, eluding a large manhunt launched to recapture them, according to local media reports.

It was reported they broke out of their cell, slipped through the rear wire netting fence and fled.

Pol Maj Gen Krisda Kaewchandee, the provincial police chief, ordered police to track down the escapees. 

Footage from security cameras installed around the station was being examined.

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