In Ecuador, at least 50 inmates die after riots in three prisons

At least 50 inmates died this Tuesday in a series of riots that occurred in three prisons in various cities in Ecuador, confirmed the National Police.



The clashes occurred in the Guayas, Azuay and Cotopaxi prisons.  / Twitter @PoliciaEcuador


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The clashes occurred in the Guayas, Azuay and Cotopaxi prisons. / Twitter @PoliciaEcuador

“Given the events that occurred today in the CRS of Guayas, Azuay and Cotopaxi, the Ecuadorian Police are managing their control. At the moment, Criminalistics reports more than 50 people deprived of liberty) deceased, “he said.

Violence seized the prisons of the port of Guayaquil (south-west) and the Andean cities of Cuenca and Latacunga (both in the south), but hUntil now, the police did not specify if they have restored order in the establishments.

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The Ecuadorian president, Lenin Moreno, attributed the riots to “criminal organizations” that are attacking simultaneously.

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