콜롬비아 교도소 폭동, 화재 촉발, 죽이는 51 사람들

보고타, 콜롬비아 A fire inside an overcrowded Colombian prison killed 51 화요일 아침의 이른 시간에 수감자들, 당국은 말했다, marking one of the deadliest incidents of its kind in the country’s recent history.

The fire broke out amid a chaotic scene inside the penitentiary in the western Colombian city of Tolua.
약 2 오전. 현지 시각, a fight broke out among prisoners, according to Colombian Justice Minister Wilson Ruiz. One inmate set a mattress ablaze during the brawl, and flames spread across the prison wing, Ruiz said at a news conference Tuesday.
    The penitentiary personnel tried to take care of it themselves, but the flames were too strong and we had to wait for the arrival of the firefighters to control the situation,” Ruiz said.
      Twenty-four people were injured, including an unspecified number of guards.
        Relatives of inmates at the Tulua prison in Colombia wait outside the facility after the deadly incident on Tuesday.

        The prison is a middle-security penitentiary where inmates serve either minor sentences or finish the last few months of their incarceration, Ruiz said.
        Colombian prisons are notoriously overcrowded. 평균적으로, most are 20% over capacity, Ruiz said. The penitentiary where the fire broke out in Tolua, 하나, 였다 17% over capacity, making it one of the country’s least overpopulated prisons, 그는 덧붙였다.
            Deadly fighting and rioting in prisons are not uncommon in Colombia and neighboring countries. 3 월 2020, 24 inmates died in a riot in the Picota penitentiary in Bogota as they were protesting coronavirus measures within the penitentiary system.
            The previous year, 이상 50 살해 당했다 — 포함 16 who were decapitatedin a Brazilian prison. And scores were killed in a blaze that broke out at a jail in Venezuela 에 2018.

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