Bahraini authorities crushed a prison riot today, leaving at least 40 injured after they fired stun grenades and tear gas, rights groups said.
At least 54 people were killed and 88 injured on Friday in a prison riot in northwest Venezuela, media reports said.
At least 26 people were injured and an undetermined number of inmates managed to escape during a riot that erupted in a prison in Chaco province.
Sri Lankan prison authorities said that the loss estimated in the damage caused to property at the main Welikada jail, after a clash between inmates and police commandos that left 27 inmates dead, was over 10 million rupees.
India said it is "closely monitoring" the situation arising out of the violence at Welikada prison in Sri Lanka, where 39 Indians are lodged.
At least nine people were killed and 20 security personnel injured when a riot broke out at a prison here Friday.
Several blasts at a courthouse in Benghazi injured one person and damaged part of the appeals court building.
At least 44 inmates were killed, as inmates in the prison`s cellblock "Delta" attacked each other with knives and clubs.
Inmates at the prison in Monterrey include members of Mexico`s Gulf cartel as well as the feared Zetas cartel.
At least 38 inmates have
been killed in a riot at a prison near the northern Mexican city of Monterrey.
No prison officials had been dismissed so far over the fight in which one cell block invaded another.
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Day in Pics: 27th April
Showbiz World - April 27, 2015