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Summary

  1. Officers regain control of prison
  2. Specialist police teams take back all four wings at HMP Birmingham
  3. Injured prisoner earlier 'retrieved' from jail and is conscious
  4. Inmates contact BBC blaming 'poor conditions' for violence

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By Caroline Gall

All times stated are UK

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    Caroline Gall

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    That's all for our coverage on the riot at HMP Birmingham.

    Here's a summary of what happened:

    • Authorities were alerted to a disturbance in the prison at 09:00 GMT with inmates reportedly taking over two wings after keys were taken from a guard
    • Unconfirmed reports suggested a prisoner had been stabbed in the melee
    • G4S, which runs the prison, confirmed at about 14:00 that four wings had been taken by inmates
    • Several 'Tornado squads' of specialist officers then gathered outside the prison before entering at about 20:00
    • Riot teams restored order to all four wings just after 22:30