Nine per­ish in mass prison fight

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

Nine in­mates are dead and 11 in­jured fol­low­ing a fight be­tween pris­on­ers at a jail in the north­ern Mex­ico bor­der city of Reynosa. Author­i­ties in Ta­mauli­pas state said rival groups of in­mates fought with shanks, sticks and rocks in two parts of the prison. The fight oc­curred on Thurs­day dur­ing fam­ily vis­it­ing hours. Guards fired shots to con­trol the sit­u­a­tion.

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