(CNN Spanish) — At least 15 people died and 20 were injured during a riot registered in the Latacunga Prison in the province of Cotopaxi, a prison located more than an hour from Quito, according to the Service for the Care of Persons Deprived of Liberty of Ecuador ( SNAI).

Members of the tactical teams of the Ecuadorian Police are in the place trying to take full control of the prison center, according to the Police.

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Source: CNN Espanol

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