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Relatives await news of inmate deaths in Yare I prison, Venezuela

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Relatives of inmates wait for news following clashes between prisoner gangs in the Yare I prison, Venezuela, Aug. 20, 2012.

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Twenty-five people were killed during a prison riot and dozens were wounded when two groups of inmates waged a gunbattle inside the penitentiary while hundreds of relatives were visiting, Venezuelan officials said Monday. Read More

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Relatives of an inmate cry while waiting for information outside Yare I prison, Venezuela, Aug. 20.

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A relative of an inmate is aided after fainting while waiting for information outside of Yare I prison, Venezuela, Aug. 20.

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A relative of an inmate slams her hand on the main entrance of Yare I prison, Venezuela, Aug. 20.

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A general view of Yare I prison, Venezuela, Aug. 20.

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