The political crisis in Peru a month ago took roll for Worst monday after 17 at least people Die in Clashes with Security forces.
It was the deadliest day yet of Protests calling for early elections and release of prison former President Pedro Castillo.
This is amazing new the classroom of bloodshed took place in southeast city of juliaka, in Bono regionAnd official in local detective office Agence France-Presse (AFP).
Previous death fees of 12 rose as five people Among the 40 or so wounded in Clashes died of their injuries, and official He said.
like others for the past month, these demonstrators were calling for their departure of President Dina Pollorati, who took over After the overthrow and arrest of then-president Castillo on Dec. 7.
Remove Castillo after he tried to dissolve Congress and start Rule by decree – it is faced Several corruption investigations – has triggered weeks of Clashes at the national level in This country has been suffering for years of political instability.
The protesters are angry over remover of leftist Castillo want Boluarte to resign and new Elections immediately. they have already had been moved up From 2026 to April 2024.
Inclusive, with these new Dead clashes provoked by the overthrow of I have Castillo now left 39 people dead all over the country.
the people Kill the two in Juliaca was shot, w official In the Hospital of Calos Monje for a Peruvian TV channel.
The police shoot us”,” one demonstrator who declined to give He told AFP his name.
“We ask Dina to resign.” added. “Acceptance fact that people No want You are.”
“What is happening is that Peruvians are slaughtering each other. I ask for “Calm down,” said Juliaca Mayor Oscar Caceres. in desperate plea for Peace.
Alberto Otarola new President’s head of employees, thousands said of The protesters had approached the airport on Monday and around 2,000 of They attacked the police as they tried to storm the facility with Makeshift weapons and gunpowder.
The protesters were already On Saturday it attempted to storm Juliaca Airport, which is protected by police and soldiers.
Juliaca, fall in Bono region on the border with Bolivia home too much people Indigenous Aymara group. Bono was a hotbed of opposite-government protests since latest Crisis erupted out. An open strike was declared there on Jan 4th.
protests against Polwart government took relaxation over the new year, but it resumed that day.
like of On Monday, protesters were blocking roads in six of The country’s 25 departments, including popular regions with tourists.
Boulwart was Castillo’s vice president and is a leftist like for him. But many indigenous people people call her traitor who Don’t defend them cause.
in another place development Monday , government He said he was denying entry to Evo Morales, The former President of Bolivia accuses him of tries to intervene in Peru affairs.
Morales, who was his country first Aboriginal chief, may he voice support for protests against Boluarte, in particular in Aymara Bono ethnicity region that borders Bolivia.