Wednesday, January 4, 2012

31 prisoners were killed in a brawl in Mexico

Fray between rival gangs in a Mexican jail Bring death of 31 prisoners, Reuters reported.

Participants in the battle in the city jail Altamira used knives and home-made weapons. 13 prisoners were injured.

This is yet another outburst of violence in overcrowded prisons in Mexico.

In October brawl at a prison in Tamaulipas state killed 20 prisoners, and in July in such a brawl in the town of Ciudad Juarez killed 17 prisoners.