Venezuelan National Guard soldiers engage in a shootout with rioting prisoners at Caracas's La Planta Prison on April 30, 2012 at the beginning of a standoff that ended on May 18th. The prisoners revolted and seized weapons after authorities discovered two escape attempts and attempted to shut down the overcrowded prison that was home of 2,500 prisoners despite being designed for 350.
In: Regional News
Tags: prison, riot, soldiers, gun, fire, shootout. venezuela
Location: Caracas, Caracas Metropolitan District, Venezuela (load item map)
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