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    Minister blames media for deadly prison riot

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    More than 50 deaths and over 90 injured. That is the result of a prison riot in Venezuela, with the high death toll described as "alarming" by the director of the local hospital.

    As the battle raged inside familes awaited anxiously beyond the walls, fearing the worst.
    The government is furious that its efforts to clamp down on abuses in the jail went so wrong.