Nearly 60 Inmates Break Out of Mexican Jail (VIDEO)

07/17/2011 01:55 pm ET | Updated Sep 16, 2011

Nearly 60 inmates escaped a prison in the northern Mexican town of Nuevo Laredo in a breach believed to be orchestrated by the Zetas drug organization.

The mass breakout occurred after a riot in which seven prisoners were killed. A number of guards suspected of involvement have reportedly fled.