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    At Least 50 Inmates Killed in Prison Riot in Brazil

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    At least 50 inmates were killed in a prison riot in the Brazilian state of Amazonas, local media reported Monday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The clashes broke out between the two opposing gangs in the prison of the city of Manaus, according to the O Globo newspaper.

    Sergio Fontes, head of security of the state of Amazonas, said that the death toll as a result of the riot could rise, the newspaper added.

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