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Monday 13th of September 1971

53 years ago



After 4 days of riots 63-year-old businessman, philanthropist, public servant and politician Nelson Rockefeller orders New York State Police troopers and former prison officers to drop tear gas and retake the prison in Attica Prison, Attica, New York, United States.

The troopers opened fire non-stop for two minutes into the smoke. By the time the facility was retaken, nine hostages and 29 inmates had been killed.


More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attica_Prison_riot