Kill again at rebellion in Brazilian prison

Kill again at rebellion in Brazilian prison

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In the largest prison in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte in a rebellion Saturday ten prisoners were killed, report it to the authorities.

Brazilian media reported that three people beheaded in riot.

The rebellion began in the late Saturday afternoon (local time) in the prison of Alcaçuz. Men in cars were according to the Brazilian police, the prison, approached and weapons on the walls have rolled.

Criminal factions came right in front of each other and some of the cells were targeted by rival groups. The riots and large riots ensured that the prisoners have free reign within the prison walls.


Agents have the prison surrounded, but wait probably until Sunday morning before they go in to put an end to the rebellion.

The inmates are out of their cells, and armed. “It is a worrisome situation. We feel powerless, no one knows what will happen during the night,” says a coordinator of the prisons in the area.


Since the beginning of this year when riots in Brazilian prisons is more than a hundred people died.

Criminal groups competing for power in the drugswereld. In addition, the prisons in Brazil are crowded. According to the authorities, there are about 650,000 prisoners, and but to 350,000 cells. The prison of Alcaçuz has capacity for 620 inmates while there 1.150 sit.

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