MOSCOW (Sputnik) — At least one inmate was killed and five others were injured on Wednesday during a riot at the California State Prison Sacramento, local TV channel reported, citing the correctional facility’s authorities.
California State Prison is a male-only state prison located in the US city of Folsom.
Several injured inmates were immediately taken to a local hospital to undergo treatment. Others got first aid at the prison's on-site medical unit, the TV channel stated.
The number of prisoners involved in the riot and the reason of the revolt is not known so far.