Mexican Prison Brawl Leaves 23 Dead

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Prison officials say 23 inmates are dead and several others injured after a fight in a northern Mexico penitentiary.

Prison spokeswoman Carla Puente says the fight broke out early Wednesday at the state prison in Durango, which houses 2,025 inmates.

Puente said Wednesday she did not know the specific number of injuries, nor the reason for the fight, which was quelled by guards.

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