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Two inmates beheaded in Brazil prison riot by prisoners

Published on Aug 25, 2014 7:21 AM

BRASïLIA (AFP) - Inmates rioting in a Brazilian jail have beheaded two fellow prisoners and taken two guards hostage, an official said on Sunday.

Miguel Llanela, a civilian police officer at the Cascavel state correctional center, also said 80 per cent of the facility, which houses 1,400 inmates, has been taken over by prisoners.