Prison riot breaks out in Turkish province
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 24
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
A prison riot broke out in Turkey's north-western province of Izmit, Milliyet newspaper reported Oct. 24.
The riot occurred in one of the prisons, due to bad detention conditions. Reportedly, the protests began with prisoners burning some prison cells.
The riot was suppressed by the police. Currently, there are more than 5,000 prisoners in the jail.