Three inmates killed in prison riots in Jordan

Three inmates were burnt to death in prison riots at Mowaggar jail, 45 kilometres south of the Jordanian capital Amman, forensic doctors confirmed Monday.

Three inmates killed in prison riots in Jordan
The bodies came to the morgue "burnt beyond recognition," one doctor said.

"They were killed inside their cells as unrest swept the prison," he said.

The identities of the deceased have not yet been revealed.

Sources at al-Bashir hospital said at least 10 people were "hospitalized here for cut wounds induced by sharp objects."

Jordan has 10 overcrowded prisons, with around 7,500 inmates.
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