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10 Injured in Mexican Prison Riot


Mexican officials say at least 10 youths were injured in a riot at a prison for juvenile offenders in Mexico City Monday.

Authorities say most of the injuries were minor. One prisoner was taken to a hospital.

Officials say rival groups in the prison attacked each other and also started a fire.

Television footage showed police in riot gear and firemen responding to the disturbance.

The footage also showed prisoners on the building's roof carrying a banner reading in Spanish "no more beatings."

Parents gathered outside the facility say the youngsters are mistreated and beaten at the facility.

Some information for this report was provided by Reuters.

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