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Three dead after riot at prison in northwestern Romania amid Covid-19 restrictions

Three inmates lost their lives and two were seriously injured after a fire at the Satu Mare prison in northwestern Romania.

The detainees started the fire by burning their mattresses to protest against the restrictions imposed by their guardians amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

The inmates were reportedly angry with the prison’s decision reduce the visiting hours, according to Realitatea.net. Detainees at the Satu Mare prison serve their sentences in a semi-open regime.

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Romania Insider

Three dead after riot at prison in northwestern Romania amid Covid-19 restrictions

Three inmates lost their lives and two were seriously injured after a fire at the Satu Mare prison in northwestern Romania.

The detainees started the fire by burning their mattresses to protest against the restrictions imposed by their guardians amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

The inmates were reportedly angry with the prison’s decision reduce the visiting hours, according to Realitatea.net. Detainees at the Satu Mare prison serve their sentences in a semi-open regime.

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(Photo source: ID 2347185 © Ron Sumners | Dreamstime.com)

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