Revolt in Concordia Prison, Argentina

Published April 27, 2020

Revolt in Concordia Prison, Argentina

Sunday, the prisoners of the penal unit N3 of the prison of Concordia revolted. The riot started in one room then spread to all the rooms and the prisoners burned mattresses.

Many shots were heard, but it appears that no serious or escaped injuries were reported. The prisoners demanded that health measures be put in place to protect them from the Coronavirus.

Police surrounded surrounding neighborhoods to prevent relatives from gathering near the prison.