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2 inmates attack guards at Anamosa prison

ANAMOSA, Iowa (AP) - State prison officials say three staff members at the prison in Anamosa were injured after they were attacked by two inmates.

Iowa Department of Corrections spokesman Fred Scaletta says the injuries were not life-threatening, and the employees were treated at a hospital and released. Their names were not released.

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon. Scaletta says the two inmates were quickly restrained, and the prison was placed on temporary lockdown.

The inmates' names were not released pending an investigation

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