2 correctional officers hurt responding to fight a El Dorado

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FILE – This March 23, 2011, photo shows the El Dorado Correctional Facility near El Dorado, Kan. Guards at the facility say two previously unreported mass disturbances during which inmates took control for hours of parts of facility preceded a June 2017 prison uprising. Low staffing, overcrowding and general tensions have created dangerous conditions, and […]

Kansas prison officials say two correctional officers were injured while responding to a fight between inmates at El Dorado Correctional Facility.
Corrections department spokesman Samir Arif says the fight occurred Friday. He said the officers were treated on-site and their injuries were not life-threatening.
The names of the officers weren’t released.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the corrections department didn’t release information about the fight, including whether any inmates were injured and whether any weapons were involved.

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