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Belize Defense Force soldiers sent to assist prison guards

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Posted: Tuesday, October 13, 2020. 10:34 am CST.

By BBN Staff: Soldiers from the Belize Defense force have reportedly arrived at the Belize Central Prison to assist with the on-going riot.

Sources tell BBN that a major motivating factor behind the riot is that the prisoners are unhappy with the mandatory lockdown insittuted last week after several guards and inmates tested positive for COVID-19.

Inmates in the Tango 7 have reportedly begun assaulting guards, and the BDF have been sent in to help restore order to the facility.

More as information becomes available.


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