Thursday, March 29, 2018

Venezuela: Failed prison break sees 68 prisoner burn to death

(Valencia)  68 prisoners are said to have died when an attempt to break out of prison failed.
The prisoners were at the Police station in the city of Valencia started their attempt for freedom by shooting a police officer in the leg, then in an attempt to solidify their position they started setting fire to mattresses , problem is,  the flames took hold and people starting dying,  those that the flames didn’t get, the fumes did, the death toll stands at 68 people all of whom are inmates bar from 2 visiting female relatives. 

As you can guess this hasn't gone down well with the relatives of the dead, who proceeded to riot outside the Police station.