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    Local media showed prisoners beating men held with ropes around their necks on the ro

    "Local media showed prisoners beating men held with ropes around their necks on the roof of one of the buildings."

    Hi,
    Could you please help me understand the above sentence's meaning? I collected it from BBC news. I am considerably stuck with the bold part. The only meaning I can guess is prisoners are beating some men who are holding necks around their necks. But I am not sure whether I am correct.

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    Re: Local media showed prisoners beating men held with ropes around their necks on th

    The men being beaten are being restrained with ropes around their necks.

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    Re: Local media showed prisoners beating men held with ropes around their necks on th

    Oh! I was closer.

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