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Reports: Prison Riot in Northeast Mexico Kills Dozens

Dozens of people were killed in a prison riot in northeastern Mexico early on Thursday, local media reported, just days ahead of a planned visit by Pope Francis to another prison in Mexico’s far north. Milenio TV said at least 50 people were killed in the predawn riot, and that some prisoners may have escaped. It said relatives of prisoners had heard gunshots in the early hours and that a blaze had broken out. Television images showed police vehicles patrolling the streets near the...

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