An NGO quoted local residents as saying explosions and then gunfire were heard starting late Monday, with the violence continuing overnight.
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, grappling with a recent wave of prison killings, had ordered the army and the police on Tuesday to take full control of the country's 27 prisons, which are badly overcrowded with some 21,000 inmates.
The Resource Oriented Development Initiative program is working to rehabilitate prisoners by teaching them farming skills to enable them to earn a living once they are out of jail.
Saudi-led coalition air strike was carried out in the city of Dhamar, south of Yemen's capital Sanaa. Rebel spokesman Mohamed Abdul-Salam said a detention centre was hit but the coalition claimed it targeted a "military site".
Epstein was taken off a suicide watch last month for reasons that have not been explained and was supposed to have been checked on by a guard every 30 minutes.
US government and FBI launched probes as politicians, law enforcement officials and alleged victims expressed shock that Epstein could take his own life when a reported failed suicide attempt 2 weeks ago meant he should have been under close watch.
Brazilian officials said up to 29 inmates blamed for killing sprees in several prisons will be transferred to stricter federal facilities, after two days of unrest left 55 prisoners dead and authorities rushing to prevent the violence from spreading.
Clashes between prisoners killed 15 people at a jail in Amazonas state in northern Brazil, the regional prison authority said.
The incident took place in the town of Acarigua in a municipal police cellblock in the central state of Portuguesa.
UN human rights experts had called on UAE authorities to release detainee Alia Abdulnoor, who had terminal cancer, to live her final days at home.
The UN is working with the Libyan authorities to transfer control of prisons from armed groups to trained professionals.
Otto Warmbier was a University of Virginia student who was visiting North Korea with a tour group when he was arrested and sentenced to 15 years hard labour in March 2016 on suspicion of stealing a propaganda poster.
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