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Dozens dead in Venezuela prison riot

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CARACAS - Dozens of people have been killed in a bloody prison riot, Venezuelan media reported on Saturday. 

Vice President Nicolas Maduro called the violence tragic early Saturday on television and said the authorities had launched an investigation.

He and other officials did not give a death toll from the riot Friday at Uribana prison in the central city of Barquisimeto.

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