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Brazil: Two beheaded, one pushed off roof in prison uprising *POOL*01:10

Brazil: Two beheaded, one pushed off roof in prison uprising *POOL*

Brazil, Cascavel
August 25, 2014 at 21:19 GMT +00:00 · Published

Two prisoners were beheaded and one was pushed off the roof during a riot that broke out in a prison in the southern Brazilian city of Cascavel, Sunday.

Inmates demanding better food and medical care took at least two prison guards and a few other inmates hostage before sunrise. They then proceeded to set items on fire and ransack the 928 beds in the prison which house over 1000 inmates.

Dozens of rioting inmates also climbed to the rooftop where they beat hostages and waved banners with the initials of PCC (Primeiro Comando de Capital), a prison gang formed in the 1990s. According to Captain Ricardo Pinto, negotiations between the prisoners and officials are currently taking place.

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Two prisoners were beheaded and one was pushed off the roof during a riot that broke out in a prison in the southern Brazilian city of Cascavel, Sunday.

Inmates demanding better food and medical care took at least two prison guards and a few other inmates hostage before sunrise. They then proceeded to set items on fire and ransack the 928 beds in the prison which house over 1000 inmates.

Dozens of rioting inmates also climbed to the rooftop where they beat hostages and waved banners with the initials of PCC (Primeiro Comando de Capital), a prison gang formed in the 1990s. According to Captain Ricardo Pinto, negotiations between the prisoners and officials are currently taking place.

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