January 4, 2017 17:13 IST

Brazil drug gangs spark deadly prison riot

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A woman is seen crying after receiving the information that her brother was one of the inmates who died during a prison riot, in front of the Medical Legal Institute in Manaus, Brazil, January 3, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Staff work next to the body of an inmate, who died during a prison riot, at the Medical Legal Institute in Manaus, Brazil, January 3, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Staff carry a box used to transport the bodies of an inmate, who died during a prison riot, at the Medical Legal Institute in Manaus, Brazil, January 3, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Relatives of prisoners gather at a riot police checkpoint close to the prison where around 60 people were killed in a prison riot in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, Brazil, January 2, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Relatives of prisoners await news in front of Anisio Jobim prison in Manaus, Brazil, January 3, 2017. Credit: Reuters