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Ecuador's latest prison riot leaves at least 43 dead

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Dozens of inmates killed during a riot in a jail in the Ecuadorean city of Santo Domingo. Authorities said the riot broke out after a gang leader was transferred to the prison. Last year, 316 prisoners died during riots in various prisons across Ecuador.
5 months ago·Santo Domingo, Ecuador

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Ecuador's latest prison riot leaves at least 43 dead

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Another Ecuador prison clash leaves 43 inmates dead

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