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Two guards stabbed during Georgia prison riot. Purported footage of violent uprising spreads on social media (VIDEOS)

Added 08-02-20 04:37:02am EST - “Two guards have been injured in a riot at Georgia's Ware State Prison, local media reported. Purported videos of the chaotic rebellion show inmates covered in blood, holding tasers, and even frog-marching handcuffed prison staff.” - Rt.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Rt.com: “Two guards stabbed during Georgia prison riot. Purported footage of violent uprising spreads on social media (VIDEOS)”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The situation is now under control and the facility, located near Waycross, has been put on lockdown, according to local media, citing a statement from the Georgia Department of Corrections. 

“Two staff members received minor, non-life-threatening injuries and there are no reported inmate injuries at this time,” the statement read. 

Local reports also shared a statement from the Waycross Police Department, which confirmed that the riot is under control. The force said there had been injuries but didn’t say how grave they are or what weapons were used.

My inbox is getting slammed with information/videos on this incident at Ware State prison. I can’t confirm what’s going on there but plenty of inmates with cell phone video and pictures of injuries and heavy smoke. Doesn’t look very well. Praying for the safety of all involved

Facebook Live footage, allegedly recorded by prisoners inside the facility, tells quite a violent story. 

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