Almost 30 people killed amid riot in pre-trial detention center in Venezuela: report

Caracas: An uprising in a pre-trial detention center in Venezuela that flared up on Friday resulted in 29 people killed and 19 others injured, a source in the Venezuelan state prosecutor’s office told Sputnik.


“According to updated data, there are 19 injured and 29 killed,” the source said.

The source added that there were 14 employees of the pre-trial detention center among those 19 persons injured in the incident. The have gunshot and blast injuries.

Investigation into circumstances of the incident is underway, according to the source. (SPUTNIK)

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