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Gang Dispute Sparks Deadliest U.S. Prison Riot In 25 Years

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On Monday, a gang related dispute sparked an overnight riot in a South Carolina prison that killed seven inmates, the deadliest US prison riot since 1993.

Another 17 people were wounded in an eight-hour long series of fights at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, South Carolina.

Bryan Stirling, director of the state Department of Corrections said that β€œThis was all about territory.... These folks are fighting over real money and real territory while they are incarcerated.”

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