2 Dead, 21 Injured in Athens Prison Fighting

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Two inmates were killed and 21 others injured during fighting that broke out in an Athens prison on Sunday, the justice ministry said.

The violence erupted between Albanian and Pakistani groups of prisoners using improvised weapons in Korydallos prison in western Athens, an informed source said.

The reason for the dispute was unclear, AFP reported.

Eight of the injured were said to be in serious condition, and several ambulances could be seen in front of the prison.

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