Brazilian Prison Massacre – level 3

05-01-2017 07:00

A riot in a jail in Brazil’s Amazonas state broke out and lasted overnight. People think that rival gangs are behind the violence as they try to gain control of several prisons.

Police attended the scene with reports saying that some inmates had been beheaded and dismembered. At least 60 inmates died.

Police found a hole in a prison wall to smuggle weapons inside.

Difficult words: inmate (a prisoner), dismember (cut into pieces), smuggle (bring something without people knowing about it).

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