Inmates take guards hostage at Russian detention centre

Updated June 16 2024 - 6:25pm, first published 6:19pm
Russia authorities say prisoners at a pre-trial detention centre have taken staff hostage. (AP PHOTO)
Russia authorities say prisoners at a pre-trial detention centre have taken staff hostage. (AP PHOTO)

Six detainees, some with links to Islamic State, have taken guards hostage at a pre-trial detention centre in Russia's southern region of Rostov and demanded free passage in negotiations with the authorities, Russian media reports.

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