Five officers injured after unrest at Lincolnshire immigration removal centre Morton Hall
Five officers were injured when fights and unrest broke out at Morton Hall immigration removal centre, in Swinderby.
The disturbance occurred on December 30 and involved between 30 and 40 detainees.
One detainee was also rushed to hospital as a result of his own injuries, while 12 others were transferred to other centres.
It followed a previous outbreak of unrest on Christmas Day, when between 40 and 50 detainees refused to return to their rooms.
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Despite conflicting reports, the UK Border Agency told the Echo that no weapons were used by inmates during either of the disturbances, and that both were resolved within an hour.
A spokesman also said: "All our immigration removal centres are overseen by an independent monitoring board.
"Morton Hall is a safe place for detainees and staff.
"We will not tolerate any behaviour which might put anyone at risk of harm."
Lincolnshire Police said they had not been made aware of either of the incidents.
Morton Hall was originally used as an all-female prison before being taken over by the UK Border Agency and opened as a detention centre in June, 2011.