Inmates protest on the rooftop of the San Sebastian prison in Cochabamba, Bolivia on Monday. Photo: Reuters Inmates protest on the rooftop of the San Sebastian prison in Cochabamba, Bolivia on Monday. Photo: Reuters
Inmates protest on the rooftop of the San Sebastian prison in Cochabamba, Bolivia on Monday. Photo: Reuters

Bolivia prisoners riot over coronavirus exposure

  • Inmates climb roofs, demanding medicine and doctors, after death of fellow prisoner suspected of having Covid-19
  • Eight prisoners have died with possible symptoms, prompting concerns that virus will spread through jail population

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Inmates protest on the rooftop of the San Sebastian prison in Cochabamba, Bolivia on Monday. Photo: Reuters Inmates protest on the rooftop of the San Sebastian prison in Cochabamba, Bolivia on Monday. Photo: Reuters
Inmates protest on the rooftop of the San Sebastian prison in Cochabamba, Bolivia on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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