The prisoners participated in sporting events, after which a fight ensued. As a result, three people were killed by firearms, and four others died from beating.
A fierce clash occurred in Jalisco, a central state prison in Mexico, as a result of which eight prisoners were killed and eight more were hospitalized with injuries. On Saturday, May 23, reports Reuters.
It is noted that the shooting occurred in the Puente Grande prison. Three people were killed by firearms, and four others died as a result of beatings. Authorities later confirmed yet another death after nine people were initially hospitalized.
According to officials, the prisoners participated in sporting events, after which a fight ensued.
Five people were detained for a possible role in the incident. As part of the investigation, authorities will check to see if government officials were involved. It is also noted that this is the first such case in prison.
Recall, six months ago, during a fight in a Mexican prison, 16 people died.
Before that, a shooting occurred in a Panamanian prison, as a result of which 12 people were killed and 13 were injured.