Clashes between prisoners in Brazil jail leave 15 dead: official

SAO PAULO, Brazil (AFP) — Clashes between inmates killed 15 people at a jail in Amazonas state in northern Brazil on Sunday, the regional prison authority said.

The clashes broke out around 11:00 am (1500 GMT) during visiting hours at the facility, located some 28 kilometers (17 miles) from the state capital Manaus, the prison authority said.

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