They confirm the death of thirteen prisoners in a fight inside a prison in Ecuador

They confirm the death of thirteen prisoners in a fight inside a prison in Ecuador

A brawl in a jail Ecuador left thirteen prisoners dead and two wounded on Monday, reported the state agency in charge of prisons SNAI.

“Unfortunately, Center staff reports 13 PPL (persons deprived of liberty) deceased and 2 injured”said the entity through its Twitter account.

The SNAI added that with the support of police and military “control is regained” from the prison in the town of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas (80 km west of Quito), where the new revolt between inmates took place.

In May there was a riot in that prison, which left at least 44 prisoners dead, including two Venezuelans, and eleven wounded, including a policeman.

During that revolt, 220 inmates escaped. Almost all were recaptured.

Earlier, the SNAI indicated that “a fight is recorded inside the center ” Santo Domingo prison, for which he immediately requested the support of the Police, the Armed Forces and the Ministry of Health.

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