More than 200 prisoners escaped in Brazil

More than 200 prisoners escaped in Brazil

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After a riot in a Brazilian prison have been at least two hundred of the prisoners had escaped.

Brazilian media reported Thursday (local time) that the prisoners in Jardinópolis, a town north of the metropolis of São Paulo, some of the buildings of the prison on fire had been stabbed. One of the prisoners was killed.

According to family members of prisoners slew the prisoners to mutiny because of the poor conditions in the prison. Brazil is a country with one of the highest numbers of prisoners per prison. The cells are usually overcrowded and living conditions poor.

Some prisoners are picked up again.

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