Anti-Government Protesters Clash With Police in Peru - VOA News.

Violence erupted in Peru on Tuesday in an anti-government protest near the Congress, six days after the "Takeover of Lima" march took place in the capital.

Clashes flared when a group of protesters stormed a street blocked by fences and a wall of riot police agents, who threw tear gas canisters to disperse the crowd.

Road blockades and clashes with security forces have ravaged the Andean country since December, leaving a death toll of upwards of 40 people and more than $1.3 million in damages, President Dina Boluarte informed Tuesday. (Reuters)

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