Sixteen inmates die in mutiny in Mexican prison

October 21st, 2008 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS  

Mexico City, Oct 20 (DPA) Sixteen inmates died and 17 were injured in a jail mutiny in the northern Mexican city of Reynosa on the border with the United States, according to preliminary information made public by the authorities.The state attorney in the state of Tamaulipas, Manuel Miranda, was quoted by the news agency Notimex as saying that the mutiny happened in the early hours of Monday.

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