Battle between gangs in Bali’s Kerobokan jail leaves three dead

(From Sydney Morning Herald)

Three people are dead after a riot broke out inside Bali’s Kerobokan jail between two rival gangs, Laskar Bali and Baladika Bali.

Kerobokan jail unrest

Kerobokan jail unrest

Two members of Baladika Bali, which reportedly has a membership of about 25,000, were killed at Kerobokan prison.

At least 110 prisoners belonging to both groups, who were involved in the fights, were transferred to five other jails in Bali late on Thursday night.

Fifteen suspected to be the main perpetrators are being detained at Badung police station for questioning.

A bomb squad truck, two fire trucks, a water canon truck, a police truck and multiple police were guarding the prison on Thursday night. Read More


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