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Nearly 60 Inmates Break Out of Mexican Jail (VIDEO)

First Posted: 07/17/11 02:55 PM ET Updated: 09/16/11 06:12 AM ET

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.


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