OK: Prison riot quelled; dozens hurt

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October 11, 2011
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"Inmates from California held in a private prison in western Oklahoma rioted on Tuesday in a melee that injured dozens of prisoners, some of them critically, authorities said. Fights broke out in several parts of the North Fork Correctional Facility in Sayre, Oklahoma, shortly before noon, authorities said. The company that owns the prison said 46 inmates had been hurt, including 16 who were sent to hospitals." (10/11/11)



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