Thursday, February 16, 2012

350 inmates killed in a prison fire

0 comments
Police, doctors and forensic technicians stand next to a stretcher with the dead body of an inmate at the Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa


Police, doctors and forensic technicians stand next to a stretcher with the dead body of an inmate at the Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa February 15, 2012. A massive fire swept through an overcrowded prison in Comayagua and killed more than 350 inmates, including many trapped screaming inside their cells, officials said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Stringer (HONDURAS - Tags: DISASTER POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)


Family members stand outside a prison after a fire in Comayagua


Family members stand outside a prison after a fire in Comayagua February 15, 2012. A massive fire swept through an overcrowded prison in Honduras and killed more than 350 inmates, including many trapped screaming inside their cells, officials said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Stringer (HONDURAS - Tags: DISASTER POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)


Inmates help each other after a fire broke out in the prison in Comayagua


REFILE - ADDING DISCLAIMER Inmates help each other after a fire broke out in the prison in Comayagua February 15, 2012. A massive fire swept through an overcrowded prison in Honduras and killed more than 350 inmates, including many trapped inside their cells, officials said on Wednesday. The attorney general's office said 357 people died in the blaze that began late on Tuesday night at the prison. Radio reports said the dead and missing totalled 402 people - almost half the prison's inmates. REUTERS/Handout (HONDURAS - Tags: DISASTER POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS


Injured inmate is escorted by a policeman outside a jail in Comayagua


An injured inmate is escorted by a policeman outside a jail in Comayagua, about 75 km (45 miles) north of the capital Tegucigalpa, February 15, 2012. A massive fire raged through the overcrowded prison in Honduras, killing more than 350 inmates, many of them trapped and screaming inside their cells. It was one of the world's worst prison fires and was apparently started by one of the inmates late on Tuesday night at the jail. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas (HONDURAS - Tags: DISASTER CRIME LAW)


Soldiers wait for body bags with dead inmates at a trailer container outside a jail in Comayagua


Soldiers wait for body bags with dead inmates at a trailer container outside a jail in Comayagua, about 75 km (45 miles) north of the capital Tegucigalpa February 15, 2012. A massive fire raged through the overcrowded prison in Honduras, killing more than 350 inmates, many of them trapped and screaming inside their cells. It was one of the world's worst prison fires and was apparently started by one of the inmates late on Tuesday night at the jail. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (HONDURAS - Tags: DISASTER)


Firefighters and forensic personnel carry a body bag bearing a dead inmate outside a jail in Comayagua


Firefighters and forensic personnel carry a body bag bearing a dead inmate outside a jail in Comayagua, about 75 km (45 miles) north of the capital Tegucigalpa February 15, 2012. A massive fire raged through the overcrowded prison in Honduras, killing more than 350 inmates, many of them trapped and screaming inside their cells. It was one of the world's worst prison fires and was apparently started by one of the inmates late on Tuesday night at the jail. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas (HONDURAS - Tags: DISASTER CRIME LAW)


Guitar lies near a puddle of blood at a jail in Comayagua


A guitar lies near a puddle of blood at a jail in Comayagua, about 75 km (45 miles) north of the capital Tegucigalpa, February 15, 2012. A massive fire raged through the overcrowded prison in Honduras, killing more than 350 inmates, many of them trapped and screaming inside their cells. It was one of the world's worst prison fires and was apparently started by one of the inmates late on Tuesday night at the jail. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (HONDURAS - Tags: DISASTER)



Leave a Reply

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...