7 Killed, 17 Injured In South Carolina Prison Riot

Seven Inmates were killed and 17 others injured in a riot at a maximum Security Prison in South Carolina.

Fights among Inmates erupted at the lee correctional institution in Bishopville, South Carolina and was brought under control at 2:55 am on Monday.

All Prison Guards and Law Enforcement Authorities who responded were "safe and accounted for," it said.