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Another Gruesome Killing Spree in a Brazil Prison

Expand A police officer patrols the surroundings of the Altamira Regional Recovery Centre after at least 58 inmates were killed in a prison riot, in the Brazilian northern city of Altamira, Para State, on July 29, 2019. © 2019 Bruno Santos/AFP/Getty Images For the second time since May, deadly rioting erupted in the Brazilian prison system. Police confirmed in the media that gang clashes at the Altamira jail in Pará State on July 29 took at least 58 inmates’ lives, with more than 40 asphyxiated in a fire, and 16 decapitated. According to the state of Pará Secretariat of Public Security, on…

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