More than 100 inmates riot in Idaho State Jail

BOISE, Idaho - More than 100 inmates broke control-room windows,…

BOISE, Idaho – More than 100 inmates broke control-room windows, overturned furniture and started a small fire in a temporary housing block at a medium-security state prison.

The disturbance at the 34-year-old Idaho State Correctional Institution began before midnight Friday and was under control by about 1 a.m. Saturday, the Idaho Department of Correction said.

Four inmates suffered minor injuries, including one man who needed stitches for cuts on his head.

No staff members were hurt.

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