天龙八部手游10个职业好
Global EditionASIA 中文雙語Fran?ais
World
Home / World / Americas

Death toll from Brazil's prison fights hits 57

Updated: 2019-05-28 09:55

RIO DE JANEIRO - The death toll from recent prison fights in northern Brazil reached 57 on Monday, as prison wardens found the bodies of 42 inmates in four prisons.

A fight between inmates during visiting hours led to the deaths of 15 inmates on Sunday at the Anisio Jobim Prison Complex, in the city of Manaus in the state of Amazonas. The inmates were strangled to death or stabbed with toothbrushes.

Earlier on Monday, the authorities reported the discovery of more corpses. A total of 42 bodies were found not only at the Anisio Jobim Prison, but also at three other jails in Manaus.

The Prison Administration Secretariat said that the situation is under control and the inmates are currently locked up in their cells.

So far, there were no reports of warden injuries or inmate escapes.

Xinhua

Most Viewed in 24 Hours
Top
BACK TO THE TOP
English
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US
天龙八部手游10个职业好