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7 inmates dead, 17 injured in south carolina maximum security prison fight

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7 inmates dead, 17 injured in south carolina maximum security prison fight

a south carolina prisons spokesman says seven inmates are dead and 17 others required outside medical attention after hours of fighting inside a maximum security prison.prisons spokesman jeff taillon announced the grim outcome after state law enforcement division agents helped secure lee correctional institution around 3 a.m. monday.taillon said no officers were wounded after multiple inmate fights broke out at 7:15 p.m. sunday.lee county fire/rescue said ambulances from at least seven jurisdictions lined up outside the prison to tend to the wounded. the local coroner's office also responded.the maximum-security facility in bishopville houses about 1,500 inmates, some of south carolina's most violent and longest-serving offenders. two officers were stabbed in a 2015 fight. one inmate killed another in february.