4 people were killed Sunday during a prison riot in Brazil. It's been 3 deadly prison uprising in the nation for 7 days.
3 prisoners were beheaded and one was strangled in a public jail "Desembargador Raimundo Pessoa" in the Northern part of the country, reports the State Secretariat of penitentiary institutions. The video shows how heavily armed police, entering the prison by car in the center of Manaus, a city with a population of 1.7 million inhabitants.
The prison, which was closed in October due to improper condition, was opened last week after being in other prisons, Brazil witnessed the uprising with a fatal outcome. About 300 prisoners were transferred to prison. State authorities say they will remain there for three months. From 1 January, at least 56 prisoners died in a riot in "Anisio Jobim". On Friday during a riot in the state of Roraima in Brazil has killed at least 33 people, authorities said.
The Federal government last week said it will provide resources to improve the local prison under a new Federal safety plan. Federal and state officials believe that the riots in the state "Amazonas" was caused by the territorial dispute between rival crews. Brazil is the fourth largest prisoners in the world, with more than 622 thousand people in jail, in accordance with the Ministry of justice.
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