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Prison Staffers Injured; Prison Put On Lockdown

|An eastern Kentucky prison was locked down after four staff members were assaulted.

Police are not saying how the staff members were assaulted at the Big Sandy Federal Prison in Martin County.

The staffers were taken to hospitals to be treated.

Officials say the surrounding community is not in danger.

The FBI is now investigating the incident.


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