10. HIGUEY PRISON
The prison is located in Higuey in Dominican Republic. The prison was built to hold 180 prisoners but it would usually hold 400. There was a riot on the morning of 7th March in 2005. The fight started in one of the wings between two different prison gangs. The guards were unable to control the riot. One of the inmates set a mattress on fire to keep the guards away. The smoke and the fire killed around 134 people and another 26 were injured. Only 20 people in the cellblock survived the fire.