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Prison guards killed by inmates during transport

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Georgia corrections officials have released the names of two inmates being sought by law enforcement after two prison guards were killed during a bus transport.

The Georgia Department of Corrections in a tweet identified the inmates as 43-year-old Donnie Russell Rowe and 24-year-old Ricky Dubose.

The agency is urging people not to approach the men and to call 911 if they spot the pair.

Putnam County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Teresa Slade says the incident occurred about 7:23 a.m. today, southeast of Atlanta. She says a witness saw the men escape in a dark green Honda.

The names of the prison guards weren't immediately released.

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