Funerals held for Venezuela's prison fire victims | Venezuela News | Al Jazeera

Funerals held for Venezuela's prison fire victims

President Nicolas Maduro has yet to respond to demands for answers about the deaths from a fire in one of Venezuela's notoriously overcrowded prisons.

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    Relatives of inmates killed in one of Venezuela's worst prison riots are demanding answers as they bury their loved ones.

    Sixty-eight people died in a fire at an overcrowded police station jail in the city of Valencia.

    Authorities won't confirm or deny reports that inmates started the fire, and relatives are demanding answers.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Chaderjian reports.


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