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Honduras prison fire: what started it and why did the guards leave prisoners to die?

by | 15th, February 2012

IT’S grim in Honduras. In Comayagua, Honduras, 90 miles (140 kilometres) north of the capital, Tegucigalpa, at least 300 inmates have been killed and 21 are injured, according to the authorities. In all, 356 prisoners are dead or missing 475 escaped. Many were locked in their cells when the fire struck.

Following the hellish fire, relatives burst into the Honduran prison. They wanted to see. They wanted to know why guards fled the scene and firefighters

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