Inmates Killed in Matamoros Prison Riot

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 8:31am

MATAMOROS, MEXICO - Twenty people are dead and a dozen are injured after the weekend violence in Matamoros prison.

The troubled had started early Saturday morning when two inmates at the Matamoros state prison and got into a fight. It quickly escalated into a prison riot and there are reports, outside of law enforcement, it was a planned execution. No confirmation on whether the violence was cartel related and the investigation continues by Mexican authorities.

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