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Inmates Beheaded In Deadly Brazilian Prison Riot, Local Media Reports

SAO PAULO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - At least 25 inmates were killed, including six who were decapitated and burned, in clashes between rival criminal factions at a prison in northeastern Brazil, local media reported. More than 100 relatives of inmates, mostly women, were taken hostage during the confrontation on Sunday at the Penitenciária Agrícola de Monte Cristo in Boa Vista but were later freed by the police, Globo TV’s website G1 cited city officials as saying.
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