Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Long Lartin has capacity for 622 male inmates An inquiry has been ordered into a disturbance at a high-security prison. The BBC understands staff were attacked with pool balls during the disorder which involved 81 inmates at HMP Long Lartin in Worcestershire. The disorder, which was resolved by 04:30 BST on Thursday, was contained within a single wing, with no injuries to staff or prisoners. Justice Minister Sam Gyimah MP said an investigation was expected to take a "number of weeks". Midlands Live:Latest updates on the prison disturbance;Overturned lorry shuts M5 northbound Image caption Justice Minister Sam Gyimah said a full investigation would be held into the disturbance Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr Gyimah said:"The incident is, of course, of concern and we will need to properly investigate what drove the actions of a relatively small number of individuals. "That will take a number of weeks to ensure all intelligence is properly examined and that we learn lessons and apply them to prevent any recurrence. "We cannot speculate on the cause of this incident but we know the prison was running a full regime and that this was not linked to any shortfall in prison officer staffing levels."
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