Mexico’s worst prison riot in its history is now calmed

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It was total chaos in a prison in northern mexico where a riot killed at least 53 people which ended up in many being caught in a fire.

CCTV America’s Martin Markovits reports.

Mexico's worst prison riot in its history is now calmed

It was total chaos in a prison in northern mexico where a riot killed at least 53 people which ended up in many being caught in a fire. CCTV America's Martin Markovits reports.

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  • The Mexico prison riot saw at least 52 people killed, including in the subsequent fire
  • The facility was called the Topo Chico jail located in Monterrey
  • It was the worst prison riot in Mexico’s history.
  • It started in the early morning hours after violence broke out between two rival groups in the prison near Monterrey.
  • Officials say the situation is now under control and they stressed that no prisoners escaped.