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20 Inmate Killed in Riot

Subject: Venezuela: More Than 20 Killed In Prison Clashes – Stratfor
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Venezuela: More Than 20 Killed In Prison Clashes

August 21, 2012 | 0035 GMT

More than 20 people were killed and 40 more injured in clashes in the Yare I prison in northern Venezuela’s Miranda state, Xinhua reported Aug. 20, citing local media and Venezuelan Minister of Penitentiary Services, Iris Varela. The head of Venezuelan Prison Observatory, Humberto Prado, said 25 bodies were brought to the local morgue while 40 others were treated for injuries in local hospitals.