Video.. 14 dead in an armed attack on a prison in Mexico

At least 14 people, including ten guards, were killed in an armed attack on a prison in Ciudad Juarez, in Mexico, on the border with the United States, during which at least 24 prisoners have escaped, local authorities said Sunday. four people.

The attack was carried out at dawn when armed men arrived in armored vehicles and opened fire on the guards.

At the same time, the families of some detainees were in waiting to enter the prison to visit their relatives in occasion of the new year.

According to the elements of the initial investigation, the purpose of the attack was to facilitate the escape of a group of detainees.

The prosecution added that the police arrested four people with the help of the army, without specifying whether they were escaped prisoners or attackers.