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#Prison Riot

# prison-riot - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

57 inmates killed in Brazilian prison riot

Improvised knives appear to have been used in the turf war between rival prison gangs.

# prison-riot - Monday 16 April, 2018

7 killed and 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot

Fights among inmates erupted yesterday evening at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville.

# prison-riot - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Mass killings in Brazilian prison 'orchestrated to allow drug gang leaders escape'

At least 55 inmates were killed in the riot on Monday.

# prison-riot - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Governor warned of potential 'bloodbath' among IRA prisoners if rubber bullets were removed

The government wanted to stop using them as part of efforts to rid them from Northern Ireland.

# prison-riot - Saturday 26 January, 2013

At least 50 dead in Venezuela prison riot

The government said the riot was set off after inmates at the Uribana prison rebelled against prison authorities who had launched a sweep of the facility in search of illicit weapons.

# prison-riot - Monday 21 May, 2012

US prison on lockdown after guard death during riot

A spokesperson for the privately-owned federal prison says order was restored by 3am today after a riot.

# prison-riot - Monday 20 February, 2012

Mexico prison riot 'may have been cover for breakout'

Security officials believe a riot which killed 44 prisoners at the Apodaca prison may have been staged to cover a breakout.

# prison-riot - Sunday 19 February, 2012

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Prison riot leaves 20 dead in Mexico

A group of inmates in one cell block started to riot and took one of the guards hostage according to reports.

# prison-riot - Friday 15 October, 2010

Three officers and inmate hospitalised after Mountjoy riot

A massive brawl involving 80 inmates, steel bars, pool cues and snooker balls leaves four people in hospital.