16 dead in Venezuela prison riots

Posted on September 19, 2013 • Filed under: Police/Military Activity, Venezuela

laht.com reported that at least 16 prisoners died in a prison riot in the western state of Zulia, the Cabinet minister in charge of Venezuela’s penitentiaries said Tuesday. “Fifteen people died …. There is one person, number 16, who also died but in another area not involved in the internal war that there was … at that time, but also the product of violence,” Iris Varela told reporters at an official event broadcast by state television. Read Article

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