Hundreds dead in Honduras jail blaze

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A fire in a prison in Comayagua, a town in Honduras, has killed more than 350 inmates.

Many of the victims were unable to escape the blaze because they were trapped in their cells.

Families of inmates fought with the police outside the jail, which was holding more than 800 people.

John Terrett wraps up the developments.