What We Know: 52 Inmates Killed in Prison Riot in Mexico

February 11, 2016 9:00 PM

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— The fighting at the Topo Chico prison in Monterrey began around midnight with inmates setting fire to a storage area, sending flames and smoke billowing into the sky.

— Nuevo Leo state Gov. Jaime Rodriguez said the fight involved two factions led by a member of the Zetas drug cartel, Juan Pedro Zaldivar Farias, also known as "Z-27," and Jorge Ivan Hernandez Cantu, identified by Mexican media as a Gulf cartel figure.

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