16 inmates killed in latest prison outburst in Honduras

16 inmates killed in latest prison outburst in Honduras

16 Honduran inmates were killed during a fight between gangs of prisoners on Sunday, the second outbreak of violence to hit Honduras’ jails in the past few days. Officials said guns, knives and machetes were used in the fight at El Porvenir prison east of the capital, Tegucigalpa. On Friday, 18 inmates were killed in Tela. A state of emergency in the prison system was declared last Wednesday.

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