Scores killed in prison brawl and blaze in Mexico

February 11, 2016 3:43 PM

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Scores killed in prison brawl and blaze in Mexico

MONTERREY, Mexico -- Fifty-two inmates were killed and 12 injured in a brutal fight between two rival factions and a huge fire at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said.

Nuevo Leon Gov. Jaime Rodriguez told a news conference the fight involved a faction led by a member of the infamous Zetas drug cartel.

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