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Clash between Idaho prison gangs injures 5 inmates

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BOISE, Idaho -

(AP) - State officials have asked the Ada County Sheriff's Office to investigate a disturbance at a southwest Idaho men's prison involving two gangs that resulted in five inmates being sent to a local hospital for treatment.
  
The Idaho Department of Correction on Friday says 17 inmates at the Idaho Maximum Security Institution took part in the disturbance that began at about 4 p.m. Thursday.
  
The agency says none of the injuries to the inmates are life-threatening, and that no prison staff members were injured.
  
The agency declined to release the names of the gangs involved, citing the ongoing investigation.
  
The Idaho Maximum Security Institution is a 549-bed maximum security men's prison south of Boise in Kuna.

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1/5/2018 9:34:53 AM (GMT -8:00)

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