Three inmates killed as 14 escape Philippine jail in restive south

Three inmates were killed on Sunday and another was wounded after escaping from jail in a southern Philippine island that is the stronghold of Islamist militants, police said.
The casualties were among 14 prisoners who escaped from a police station jail in war-torn Jolo, authorities said.
Jolo is a base of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group and some of the inmates were linked to the militants, according to provincial police chief Senior Superintendent Mario Buyuccan.
“They cut the…