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1995 Vellore Fort jailbreak was an escape from prison in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India on 15 August 1995.[1][2] After digging a 153-foot-long (47 m) tunnel, 43 Tamil Tiger inmates escaped from the prison. 21 of the escapees were re-captured within weeks of the escape.

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  1. ^ "Daring Escapes". TribuneInida. 2004-02-08. Retrieved 2009-01-02.
  2. ^ Burns, John F. (1995-09-24). "The Rebels In Sri Lanka Find Allies In India". NYTimes. Retrieved 2009-01-01.