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Inmates set a fire, seized control of a dormitory and stabbed two corrections officials during a violent uprising at a prison in southern Alabama, authorities said Saturday.Alabama Department of Corrections spokesman Bob Horton said the prison warden and a corrections officer were stabbed at one of the dormitories at the prison, just outside of Atmore.About 100 inmates were involved, Horton said.Horton said three emergency response teams were deployed to bring the prison dorm under control.The violence erupted Friday night when an inmate stabbed an officer while the officer was trying to break up a fight between two inmates.Alabama prisons hold nearly twice the number of inmates the facilities were originally designed to house.While the prison was designed to hold 581 inmates, it was packed with 835 beds at the time.
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