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Six dead as coronavirus measures trigger prison riots across Italy

Six dead as coronavirus measures trigger prison riots across Italy

Prison riots in Italy

Inmates, many angered by restrictions on family visits, went on the  rampage and started fires from Sunday into Monday, authorities said. In  one prison, inmates took guards hostage and in another some escaped.

By  Monday afternoon, violence that started at the heart of the coronavirus  outbreak in northern Italy had spread south, hitting more than 25  penitentiaries nationwide.

Justice Minister Alfonso Bonafede said the government was open to discussing prison conditions but the rebellions had to stop.

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