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A group of inmates has gone on a rampage at a regional prison in Western Australia's south, damaging a number of cells in a unit.
Up to 20 prisoners barricaded themselves inside the unit at Albany Regional Prison at about 6:00 pm yesterday, said the Department of Corrective Services.
Commissioner James McMahon said the incident was sparked by a few ringleaders.
"Prison officers and other department staff responded quickly and professionally to manage the incident," more