38 perish, 69 seriously hurt in huge Burundi prison fire

Central prison in Gitega, Bujumbra

Security officers stand next to the burnt building of the Central prison in Gitega, Bujumbra in Burundi on December 7, 2021. A massive fire tore through the overcrowded prison killing 38 inmates and seriously injuring many more, the country's vice president said.

Photo credit: AFP

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