Fire in Burundi Prison Reportedly Kills 38 People, Injures 69 Others - Photo, Video

© Photo : Uganda Online Media/twitterSeveral Inmates Feared Dead, Others Severely Injured As Fire Guts Prison In Burundi
Several Inmates Feared Dead, Others Severely Injured As Fire Guts Prison In Burundi - Sputnik International, 1920, 07.12.2021
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A fire occurred at a central prison in the capital of Burundi, Gitega, killing 38 people and injuring 69 others, the Iwacu news outlet reported on Tuesday.
The fire broke out in the prison, where at least 1,000 prisoners are kept, at about 4 a.m. (02.00 GMT). Staffers from the local office of the Red Cross and firefighters immediately arrived at the scene.
The roads leading to the prison were blocked by the police and the military.
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