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370 Prisoners Moved After Riot in Arizona

March 09, 1987|Associated Press

DOUGLAS, Ariz. — More than 370 inmates were moved to new quarters after a riot apparently sparked by complaints about the food ravaged a section of the Arizona State Prison Complex.

One prison worker was hurt in the riot Saturday night at the Apache Unit of the prison. About 170 prisoners set fire to electrical and communications rooms, broke windows and destroyed a trailer.

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