New Riot in Honduran Prison

A Honduran police official says at least 18 inmates have died in a prison fight.

Security Ministry spokesman Wilmer Torres says another eight inmates were wounded in the violent clash early Saturday.

Torres says 26 prisoners were attacked by their cellmates with knives and guns — just hours after they were transferred Friday night to a prison in San Pedro Sula, 110 miles (180 kilometers) north of the capital of Tegucigalpa. The prison was under control later Saturday.

Torres says police are investigating a motive for the attack.

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