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In one day, 42 inmates killed in violence in Brazilian prisons

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At least 42 inmates are Monday in four prisons in the Brazilian state of Amazonas, who were killed after riots. Report this to the local authorities. Earlier was still there, killing 15.

On the bodies of the victims are signs of asphyxia are found, let the authorities know, in a communication. Sure 27 of the victims lived in the complex Antonio Trindade, near Manaus, the capital of the state.

The federal government has the law enforcement agencies to the state it was sent, where the last days occurrences were in the prisons.

The Brazilian prisons are overcrowded and filthy, and there is a lot of violence between criminal gangs.