One inmate dead and two others injured in hostage situation in Dipolog City Jail

MANILA, Philippines – One inmate is dead and two others were injured on Wednesday in an ongoing hostage situation inside a city jail in Zamboanga del Norte, police reports said.

Initial reports in Camp Crame said the hostage taking incident started at around 12:25 noon at the Dipolog City Jail in Dipolog City.

The reports said one inmate was stabbed to death by a group of inmates belonging to the notorious Ozamis crime group.

Two other inmates were also tied and injured inside cell no. 2 of said jail facility and being kept as hostage by Ozamis group, reports said.

The reports said that negotiation for the peaceful resolution of said incident are still ongoing as of this writing.

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