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Authorities quell trouble at Hertfordshire and Wiltshire prisons - The Guardian

Emergency service vehicles on a former airfield close to The Mount prison on Monday. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA. Disturbances flared up in two English prisons on Tuesday, including one in which trouble had been quelled by riot-trained prison ...and more »

Incident 'resolved' after officers said to have lost control of two wings at prison - The Guardian

The prison, which opened in 1987, has a population of more than 1,000 prisoners. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images. An incident in which prison officers are said to have lost control of two wings at a jail in Hertfordshire has ended. Guardian Today ...and more »

Prison 'riot' ends at The Mount as staff call for better pay - Sky News

A report last year warned that the "ingredients" were in place for The Mount to "suffer disorder" like that seen in other prisons. 00:47, UK, Tuesday 01 August 2017. Police vehicles parked near The Mount Prison. Image: The Mount prison holds more than ...and more »

Riot squad officers sent to regain control of The Mount prison after inmates take over wing - Telegraph.co.uk

Specially trained prison riot officers battled to regain control of at least one wing at a Hertfordshire jail last night. Unrest broke out at HMP The Mount on Monday amid claims that staff shortages and extended lock-ups of prisoners had made the jail ...and more »

Prison riot squad officers sent into HMP The Mount for second time in 24 hours as 'inmates seize wing again' - Telegraph.co.uk

The 'Tornado Team' of specialist officers was dispatched after staff reportedly lost control of part of Nash wing. The Ministry of Justice confirmed the incident, but said the prison remained secure and there was no risk to the public. Map Data. Map ...and more »

HMP The Mount: Second day of trouble at prison - BBC News

Riot-trained staff have been sent to HMP The Mount in Hertfordshire for the second day running. BBC home affairs correspondent Danny Shaw said armed prisoners took over Nash Wing and smashed windows, according to well-placed sources. The Ministry of ...and more »

Watch the dramatic moment Tornado riot squad storms prison throwing flashbangs after inmates 'seize two wings' - Mirror.co.uk

Dramatic footage has emerged showing a Tornado riot team storming a prison and flashbangs going off inside after inmates allegedly seized control of two wings. The video was captured last night as the specially-trained offers were sent inside to ...and more »

HMP The Mount disturbance: Riot staff sent to tackle violence - BBC News

Riot-trained prison staff were sent to a jail amid reports of violence on two wings. Sources earlier told BBC home affairs correspondent Danny Shaw that one wing of HMP The Mount in Hertfordshire and half of another wing had been "lost". The Ministry ...and more »

A Prison That's Suffered Two Days Of Riots Routinely Locks Up Inmates All Weekend - BuzzFeed News

A prisoner rights campaigner told BuzzFeed News that inmates at HMP The Mount have been locked up during the last three weekends and this has been going on since May. Originally posted on August 1, 2017, at 10:27 a.m.. Updated on August 2, 2017, at 1 ...and more »

Prison riot ends after Tornado squad reestablish control at HMP The Mount - The Independent

A prison riot that saw inmates take control of two wings has ended, the Ministry of Justice has said. Disorder broke out at HMP The Mount in Hertfordshire on Monday and specially trained riot staff were sent in. The trouble, said to have spanned two ...and more »