In a Mexican prison rioted, killed 60 people — media

Dozens of people were killed in a riot in the Topo Chico prison in Nuevo león state in northeastern Mexico.

About it reports Reuters referring to local mass-media, transfers «UKRINFORM».

«The mutiny began early on the morning of Thursday, 11 February. According to Mexican television channel Milenio TV, killing at least 60 people and dozens were injured», — stated in the message.

Reuters notes that the incident in the prison of Topo Chico happened a few days before the planned visit of Pope Francis in neighboring jail in the North of the country.

Riots in Mexican prisons do not happen rarely. Earlier it was reported that according to social organizations in Mexico in places of deprivation of liberty each year killed about 300 people. According to official statistics, in the Mexican prisons for 14 thousand inmates are serving sentences of 50 thousand people.




In a Mexican prison rioted, killed 60 people — media 11.02.2016

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