Ecuador says at least 18 inmates die in two prison riots

Ecuador says at least 18 inmates die in two prison riots

At least 18 inmates died and several police were injured during riots at two of Ecuador's largest penitentiaries, the Andean country's SNAI prison authority said late on Wednesday, marking the second major deadly wave of prison violence this year. (Jul 22, 2021 21:28:20)

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