Unconfirmed reports suggest between 160 and 180 prisoners are involved in an ongoing riot at Maidstone Prison in Kent - nearly a third of the 600 prison population. The Ministry of Justice has confirmed national resources have been deployed to deal with the incident which is confined to one wing.
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