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Gang violence in Mexico prison leaves at least 13 dead

Two days of fighting between rival gangs in a prison in northern Mexico have left at least 13 inmates dead.

Two days of fighting between rival gangs in a prison in northern Mexico have left at least 13 inmates dead.

Police say they have restored calm at Cadereyta prison after guards were taken hostage and beaten by inmates.

There are growing calls for reforms in the criminal justice system to curb increasing riots at jails across the country.

 

Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid explains.

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