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30 killed in Bolivia prison riot: Officials

Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2013, 11:20

At least 30 people were killed and some 50 others injured in a violent prison riot in the eastern Bolivian city of Santa Cruz early Friday, officials said.

Bahrain authorities crush prison riot, 40 injured

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 10:07

Bahraini authorities crushed a prison riot today, leaving at least 40 injured after they fired stun grenades and tear gas, rights groups said.

Inmates moved after bloody Venezuela prison riot

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 22:42

Venezuela`s top prisons official says authorities have finished evacuating inmates from a prison where 61 were reported killed.

Venezuela prison riot death toll rises to 61

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 16:21

In one of the fiercest prison riots, the death toll from the clashes between prisoners and the securitymen at a Venezuelan jail shot up to 61, hospital authorities said.

54 die in Venezuela prison riot

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 11:20

At least 54 people were killed and 88 injured on Friday in a prison riot in northwest Venezuela, media reports said.

26 injured in Argentine prison riot

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 10:56

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.

Mexico prison riot toll rises to 22

Last Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 10:54

The toll in the prison riot and escape attempt at the penitentiary in Gomez Palacio, a city in the northern Mexican state of Durango, has risen to 22.

Four prisoners missing after Sri Lankan prison riots

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 08:24

Sri Lankan police are hunting for four prisoners who escaped last week during a prison riot in which 27 inmates died, officials said on Wednesday.

Indian officials visit Lanka prison after riot

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 13:02

Indian officials have visited Sri Lanka`s main Welikada prison to inquire about the welfare of Indian prisoners after Friday`s riot that left 27 inmates dead and over 40 injured.

Loss in prison riot over 10 million rupees: Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Sunday, November 11, 2012, 22:56

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 monitors Sri Lankan prison riot

Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 13:59

India said it is "closely monitoring" the situation arising out of the violence at Welikada prison in Sri Lanka, where 39 Indians are lodged.

SL prison riot death toll reaches 27, Indian prisoners safe

Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 12:58

The toll in the prison riot rose to 27 on Saturday after prisoners and the military overnight exchanged gunfire, police and prison officials said.