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51 killed in Colombian prison riot fire
June 29, 2022

In Colombia, 51 people died and 24 others have been injured in a blaze at a prison in the southwestern city of Tulua, after inmates rioted and set fire to mattresses.

Colombian President Ivan Duque has lamented the events and ordered an investigation to clarify this terrible situation.

President-elect Gustavo Petro also lamented the incident and expressed his condolences to the bereaved families.