During the riots in Brazilian jail killed five prisoners
MOSCOW, 12 APR — RIA Novosti. At least five prisoners died and 17 were injured during a riot in a prison located in the state of Mato Grosso in Central Brazil, reports the associated Press.
According to the local security Department, the incident occurred on Tuesday in prison Dr. Osvaldo Ferreira Leite Florentino.
According to preliminary data, in prison there was a clash between competing factions, which became the cause of the riots
Four prisoners died from the received gunshot wounds, one died of a heart attack.
According to the Agency, to date, the riot ended. Local authorities are trying to regain control.