Three die in Haiti prison riot

18th October 2010, Comments 0 comments

Two prisoners have been shot dead and one trampled to death during a riot preceded by an escape attempt at Port-au-Prince’s main prison. One prisoner disarmed a guard 18 October and began to release other prisoners, who then briefly took seven foreigners hostage. The Haitian National Police called for reinforcements from the UN peacekeeping mission, ...

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