Riot in prison in Danlí, Honduras, leaves one dead | News
A riot in the Danlí prison, El Paraíso, in Honduras, occurred this Saturday morning, as confirmed by the Lieutenant of the Fire Department, Cristian Sevilla.
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The officer reported that two units of the Fire Department went to the area, after reporting that there were injured prisoners in the place. In addition, he narrated that they went to the place and it was confirmed that a mattress was burned in one of the cells, which caused alarm among the inmates.
The authorities indicated in the preliminary report that the disorder began at 9:00 in the morning, when the inmates broke the padlocks and set the mattresses on fire, putting the lives of the other inmates in that bedroom at risk.
The authorities proceeded to bring the prisoners inside to safety, while others tried to escape, an action that was prevented by the personnel assigned in the towers.
Faced with the threat of flight, the personnel were forced to fire warning shots, resulting in injuries to two prisoners, identified as Héctor Eraldo Flores Silva and Óscar David Zelaya Zuniga, both transferred to a hospital.
Hours later, the death of Zelaya Zuniga, who was serving a 22-year sentence for murder with cruelty, was confirmed.
Military Police spokesman José Coello said the inmates rioted due to a search. "Order has already been restored, there are two injured people who have already been treated," he said.
The National Penitentiary System remains intervened by the military after the killing of 46 prisoners in the Támara prison on June 20.
The Military Police of Public Order is in charge of managing the prison system by order of President Xiomara Castro.
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