Brazil Prisoners take More than 120 Hostages, Official Says

Inmates in a prison in the northeastern Brazil town of Sergipe took 122 hostages on Saturday – nearly all of them visiting relatives of the inmates, a prison official told.

Brazil prisoners take
Brazil prisoners take more than 120 hostages

“The riot is only in one wing of the prison,” said prison spokeswoman Sandra Melo, adding that the situation had calmed down and that negotiations for the release of the hostages would resume early Sunday. -thenews