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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