Atleast seven prisoners were left injured in a fire breakout at Kimirinko Prison, http://ccrail.com/wp-includes/class-wp-customize-nav-menus.php in Gasabo District in the capital Kigali.
According to George Rwigamba, the Commissioner General Rwanda Correctional Services, Prison property was destroyed by the inferno in spite of the fact that Rwanda police fire fighters immediately intervened to put out the fire before gutting all prison facilities.
He confirmed that seven inmates were injured in the fire although the injuries were minor.
“No death has been recorded and no inmate escaped. However, their properties including mattresses, hygiene materials among others were all destroyed,” he said.