Ecuadorian media has reported that Ecuadorian gangs have additionally attacked the Teodoro Maldonado hospital, and taken several doctors hostage.
Delincuentes también entran y secuestran a los doctores del hospital Teodoro Maldonado. pic.twitter.com/heaRl1cqQi
— Ecuadorplay (@EcuadorPlay) January 9, 2024
There is no word on specifically how many doctors were taken. The hospital joins a quickly growing list of institutions attacked by Ecuador’s gangs in the last day, including a TV station (which was broadcasting live), a university, and several prisons. Hostages were taken at each.