10 killed in Chile prison blaze
At least 10 people have died in a massive fire at a prison in Chile, officials said.world Updated: Apr 27, 2009 08:38 IST
At least 10 people have died in a massive fire at a prison in Chile, officials said.
The incident took place in the Colina II prison on Sunday, some 35 km north of Santiago.
The police said the fire broke out after a stove was knocked over during a brawl between two groups of inmates. Several inmates were also injured in the incident.
The prison houses about 3,000 inmates.
Firefighters rushed to the prison after the incident.