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Newsline: Prisoners riot at S. Sudan detention center, seize weapons from storeroom - report.



Prisoners riot at S. Sudan detention center has been reported. The prisoners have reportedly seized weapons from the prison's storeroom.

Inmates at a detention center in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, have started a riot, a security source and locals said.

The inmates seized weapons from a storeroom and engaged in a stand-off with guards.

Some guards helped prisoners to take the facility from the inside, a source told Reuters.

The center reportedly hosts around 400 prisoners.
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