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URGENT  Ecuador prison riot toll rises to 62 inmates: authorities
Quito, Feb 23, 2021 (AFP) - At least 62 inmates died Tuesday as riots blamed on gang rivalry erupted simultaneously at three prisons in Ecuador, authorities said.
Thirty-three of the deaths occurred in Cuenca and eight in Latacunga -- both cities in the South American country's Andes mountain region -- and 21 in the western port city of Guayaquil, said Edmundo Moncayo, director of the government's SNAI prisons management body.< ...

 

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