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17 Killed in Anti-Government Protests in Peru

At least 17 people were killed in clashes near the airport in Juliaca in southeastern Peru on Monday, the local ombudsman’s office said.

The anti-government protesters, who were demanding the resignation of President Dina Boluarte, attempted to enter the airport, where they clashed with law enforcement officials.

The anti-government protests began in Peru in early December following the removal and arrest of then-President Pedro Castillo shortly after his attempt to illegally dissolve Congress.

Read the full story at DW

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