Fiery battle among inmates in Bolivian prison leaves 30 dead, including child

  • by: CARLOS VALDEZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 23, 2013 - 9:30 PM

LA PAZ, Bolivia — A battle among rival gangs in a prison in Bolivia's eastern lowlands Friday left 30 people dead, many burned to death, as witnesses said inmates used propane gas tanks as flamethrowers. Among the dead was an 18-month-old infant.

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