Gunmen Storm Mexican Prison, inmates escape

Prison - Photo file

An incident was reported in which 14 people were left dead when gunmen attacked a prison  in the Mexican border of Juarez on Sunday morning.

According to CNN, The Chihuahua state attorney general’s office in a statement said 10 prison warders and 4 prisoners were among those killed in the attack.

Gunmen arrived at the prison premises and fired at the prison guards. In the process of the chaos it was reported that 24 prisoners escaped.

It is still not clear who were the planners behind the attack.

Photo Credit - Routers
Soldier at Juares Prison, Photo Credit – Routers

Ciudad Juarez, is a US-Mexico border considered dangerous as two major cartels, The Juarez and Sinaloa cartels have been fighting bitter rivalry wars over the control of drug smuggling routes in the region.

CNN also reported that Last August a shootout between the two cartel rival groups in the prison occurred in which Mexican troops were sent to quell the Incident. Eleven people were killed at that time.

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