The death toll from clashes between gangs in an Ecuador prison has surpassed 100, with 52 more wounded, the prison authority said Wednesday, as soldiers surrounded the facility — one of the country’s many overburdened and understaffed jails
The death toll in a prison gang battle in coastal Guayaquil, Ecuador, has risen to more than 100, authorities say.
At least 24 inmates were killed and dozens more injured in prison riots today in Guayaquil, Ecuador. This is the third wave of deadly prison violence this year, prompted by feuds between rival drug gangs.
What people are saying?
chase squires Ongoing drug gang war here in Ecuador, mostly coast but also Cuenca prison and Quito. Interesting thing is guns are so hard to get, if you get shot, you had it coming. No innocent bystanders, bullets are too hard to come by. Few civilian shootings.
Izuchukwu Ubadinma Some prison officials over there have some big time inevitable and inexcusable explanations to make!