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Brazil's new prison riot: Ten inmates killed in gang war

At least 10 prisoners were killed in Brazil`s fifth prison riot this year, the media reported on Sunday.

Around 60 killed as drug gangs clash in Brazil prison massacre

Around 60 killed as drug gangs clash in Brazil prison massacre

The death toll could rise as authorities get a clearer idea of the scale of the rebellion sparked by a fight between rival drug gangs. 

Over 50 killed in Brazil prison riot

Over 50 killed in Brazil prison riot

Brazil's overcrowded prisons routinely witness riots breaking out, with similar incidents reported in October.