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7 Dead, At Least 17 Wounded In Hours-Long Fights At S.C. Prison

Officials have not said what might have sparked the violence, which is the latest in a string of incidents at the South Carolina prison. No prison staff members were injured.
The Lee Correctional Institution has been the scene of several violent incidents in recent years. Seven inmates died at the prison on Sunday night. Source: Google Maps/Screenshot by NPR

A sequence of fights that raged for more than seven hours at a South Carolina prison left seven inmates dead and at least 17 more needing "outside medical attention," the South

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