Venezuela prison riot claims 42 lives

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Venezuela prison riot claims 42 lives

At least 42 prisoners were knifed or beaten to death, and another 22 injured, in a riot between rival gangs at notorious El Dorado prison in Venezuela. In a prison system noted for its brutality and uncontrolled violence, it was the deadliest incident since January 1994, when 109 inmates died in a riot and fire at Sabaneta prison in Maracaibo.

AP - El Dorado

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