25 in­mates killed in Brazil prison clash

The Myanmar Times - - World -

At least 25 in­mates died in clashes be­tween two ri­val fac­tions in a prison in far north­ern Brazil, au­thor­i­ties said. Seven of the dead were be­headed and six burned to death in fight­ing at a prison in Boa Vista, the cap­i­tal of Ro­raima state, the news site G1 re­ported, cit­ing lo­cal po­lice. The blood­shed be­gan when in­mates of one wing of the Agri­cola de Monte Cristo prison broke into an­other wing.

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