Inmates detained several security forces menbers in a mutiny at Roumieh central prison on Monday afternoon.  A special force was called in to control the situation.

It was reported that riot police stormed the convicts’ building in Roumieh prison, in order to quell a prisoner uprising.

Al-Jadeed TV channel said “an uprising and unrest inside Roumieh prison was reported” and that as a result, “clouds of smoke were seen billowing outside the prison.”

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