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>> Dozens of inmates are still on the run Tuesday, after escaping amid a violent riot at a rural prison in Brazil. Nine people were killed and 15 injured on Monday, when a group of armed inmates invaded a wing controlled by a rival gang. According to local news sources, 106 inmates escaped the prison on the outskirts of the capital of Brasilia.
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Authorities have only been recapture 27. Worried relatives have gathered outside the prison compound for any updates.>> No one is telling us anything. We want news, for the love of god.>> The prison lacked oversight. Only five guards were assigned to watch over 900 inmates. The country's severely overcrowded prisons often suffer from violence and long-standing gang rivalries.
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>> Just last year, a prison riot in the Amazon killed 56 people, several of whom were decapitated.