On the morning of July 1, local time, a riot broke out in a prison in Ecuador. Nearby residents said they heard gunshots from the prison since 7 a.m. in the morning.

At noon local time, the prison announced that the unrest had subsided, and the police and security forces had brought the situation under control in the prison.

At least one person was killed and three others were injured in the riot.

(Headquarters reporter Gao Xue)