Peru: 5 dead in juvenile detention center blaze

  • At least 5 people were killed in a blaze at a juvenile detention center in the city of Trujillo, Peru. As per reports, the exact cause of the blaze is still under investigation but it is alleged the blaze broke out in the facility during a revolt. The blaze started when some detainees had set fire to the mattresses in one part of the Juvenile Diagnosis and Rehabilitation Centre in Trujillo, Peru. More than 30 were injured and rushed to the hospital.