Dominican Republic Prison Fire Kills 134 (AP)




 
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March 8th, 2005  
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Topic: Dominican Republic Prison Fire Kills 134 (AP)


AP - Rival gangs battling over the drug trade in an overcrowded, vermin-infested prison set their bedding ablaze and blocked the entrance to their cellblock, killing at least 134 inmates in one of Latin America's worst jailhouse blazes.

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