Fight in a Mexican prison: 8 prisoners killed and 8 injured

  • Fight in a Mexican prison 8 prisoners killed and 8 injured

Kyiv: 8 people were killed, another 8 prisoners were hospitalized with gunshot injuries as a result of clashes in a jail in the central state of Mexico, Jalisco, reports Reuters.

Clashes occurred during sports events, during which a fight began.

“The shooting occurred in the Puente Grande prison. Three people were killed by firearms, and four others died as a result of beatings,” says the report.

At the same time, the publication emphasized: the authorities will check whether state officials were involved in this. According to Reuters, this is "the first such case in prison."

“Provided that experts could confirm, an improvised explosive device could be installed at the scene. As a result of the conflict, nine people were injured in the detention center (one died later - ed.) and were taken to hospitals,” the Financiero newspaper reports, quoting the state prosecutor Gerardo Solis.

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