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Prison fire in Turkey kills 13 inmates

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Prison fire in Turkey kills 13 inmates

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Thirteen prisoners have been killed in a fire at a jail at Sanliurfa in southeast Turkey.

They died after an argument began among a group of inmates in a dormitory.

Five other prisoners were injured. The governor denied there was any mutiny.

Turkish media have suggested the dormitory was overcrowded.

The fire was brought under control and order restored.