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at least 50 dead during mutinies in three prisons – RT in French

According to Ecuadorian police, violent mutinies broke out on February 23 in the prisons of Gayaquil, Cuenca and Latacunga. A first assessment reports at least 50 deaths among the prisoners.

At least 50 prisoners died in mutinies that broke out on February 23 in three prisons in Guayaquil (southwest), Cuenca (south) and Latacunga (south). “For now, the criminal police report 50 deaths among people deprived of their liberty,” police said on Twitter.

Details to follow …