Two inmates died and another is being treated in hospital after an alleged attack on a prison official at a correctional facility in Kimberley in South Africa’s Northern Cape. “It has been confirmed that three inmates were involved when an official was attacked, through the usage of padlocks,” a Correctional Services spokesperson explained. “Other officials responded and in attempting to defuse the situation, a scuffle with inmates ensued. “Three inmates suffered injuries and were referred to an outside hospital at different intervals, and sadly, two of them passed away. “The other inmate remains in hospital for extended medical care.