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Inmate dies of knife injuries during brawl at Domokos Prison

A 32-year-old inmate of Domokos Prison in central Greece was killed and a second man seriously injured early on Friday when a brawl broke out between cellmates at the institution.

For reasons that remained unclear, the two cellmates argued before drawing makeshift knives on each other.

The second inmate was hospitalized with serious injuries sustained during the fight.

There were reports of upheaval in the prison where authorities are planning to create "Type C" high security cells for convicts of serious crimes, a measure that has prompted protests and hunger strikes by inmates in penitentiaries across the country.

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