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19 Dead in North Mexico Prison Riot


Mexican officials say at least 19 people have been killed in a riot that erupted in a prison in the northern Mexican state of Durango.

Authorities say another 26 were injured in Friday's fighting.

Mexican public safety officials say the fighting at the prison in the city of Gomez Palacio was the result of rivalries among prison gangs.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.

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