56 lose heads in prison riot

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A GRISLY prison riot has left at least 56 peo­ple dead with most DECAPITATED.

The riot erupted on Sun­day af­ter­noon and lasted for 17 hours, end­ing hor­rif­i­cally for more many lags.

In­mates also held 12 guards hostage at the Ani­sio Jo­bim nick in the Brazil­ian Ama­zonas cap­i­tal of Manaus.

Ser­gio Fontes, state pub­lic se­cu­rity sec­re­tary, sug­gested the ri­ots were an or­gan­ised killing spree by a lo­cal gang against mem­bers of a ri­val gang.

He said: “We think they had al­ready done what they wanted: kill mem­bers of the ri­val or­gan­i­sa­tion.

“Many vic­tims were decapitated, and they all suf­fered a lot of vi­o­lence. This is the big­gest prison mas­sacre in our state’s his­tory.”

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