Shots fired at Guantanamo detention facility

Rick Moran
A couple of dozen inmates have been on a hunger strike with some of them being force fed. The military decided to segregate all prisoners into single cells rather than allow them the support found in their communal living. During the transfer yesterday, some inmates clashed with guards, resulting in 4 "non-lethal" shots being fired. The Hill: The commander of Joint Task Force Guantanamo ordered the transfer of detainees from "communal to single-cell living" at Camp 6 "to ensure the health and security of those detainees," according to a statement. The transfer was ordered after detainees covered surveillance cameras, windows and glass partitions, restricting the guards' ability to observe them. Some detainees, however, resisted the move, and guards fired shots. "Some detainees resisted with improvised weapons, and in response, four less-than-lethal rounds were fired. There were no serious injuries to guards or detainees," the military said its statement. Detainees were...(Read Full Post)

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