6 killed, 33 wounded in Philippine jail brawl

Six inmates were killed and 33 wounded during a fight in an overcrowded jail in the Philippines, authorities said Tuesday, in the second such incident in as many weeks.  

The deadly brawl happened Monday between rival gangs at Caloocan City Jail in the National Capital Region, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology spokesman Xavier Solda said.

An investigation was underway into the cause of the violence that Solda said started as a fight between two inmates before others joined the fray. It is not clear what weapons were used.

Source(s): AFP

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