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  • (n) a city in Indonesia; located in northeastern Sumatra


  1. Indonesia army takes control of prison after riot

    MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Security forces on Friday regained control of a crowded prison in western Indonesia where inmates set fires and started a deadly riot that left five people dead and hundreds of prisoners, including convicted terrorists, on the loose, officials said.
    on July 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Hundreds of inmates escape Indonesian prison

    Indonesian police are searching for potentially hundreds of escaped inmates following a deadly prison riot in Medan, the capital of the province of North Sumatra. At least five people died, including two guards and three prisoners.
    on July 12, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. Inmates riot, escape, set fire to Indonesia prison

    MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities were searching for scores of inmates, including terrorists, who escaped a crowded Indonesian prison that was still burning Friday after prisoners set fires and started a deadly riot at the facility in the nation's third-largest city.
    on July 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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  1. "He apparently lives in Medan, which is in Sumatra, and he was found ...... allegedly, with a quantity of drugs and that's now being investigated by the police," Mr Downer told ABC radio. "He is being detained while that investigation takes...
    on Aug 22, 2005 By: Alexander Downer Source: The Age

  2. "Aid is piled up at Aceh airport and in Medan," Rizal said today. "The problem is not enough people to carry them and not enough vehicles. Bodies are everywhere. People are traumatized. The air they breathe is filled with mud. We can't treat...
    on Jan 1, 2005 By: Jose Rizal Source: Bloomberg

  3. "We have a plan to do promotion in small venues, so that we can be more intimate with our fans. We plan to tour in cities where we had performed before, such as Yogyakarta, North Sumatra's Medan and South Sulawesi's Makassar," guitarist Yusmario...
    on Mar 27, 2010 By: Al Farabi Source: Jakarta Post

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