68 killed in riot and fire at Venezuelan police station
At least 68 people were killed in rioting and a fire in the cells of a Venezuelan police station on Wednesday, government officials said. The blaze reportedly started after prisoners set fire to mattresses in an attempt to break out. Prisoners in overcrowded Venezuelan jails often openly use machine guns, grenades and drugs, leaving guards powerless.

68 killed in riot and fire at Venezuelan police station

At least 68 people were killed in rioting and a fire in the cells of a Venezuelan police station on Wednesday, government officials said. The blaze reportedly started after prisoners set fire to mattresses in an attempt to break out. Prisoners in overcrowded Venezuelan jails often openly use machine guns, grenades and drugs, leaving guards powerless.

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