7 Dead As Protest Rock Peru After Failed Coup

  • Demonstrations against President Dina Boluarte reached their peak Monday after the Peruvian leader declared a state of emergency in the south of the country, which has already left seven dead and dozens injured.
  • Ombudsman Eliana Revollar confirmed seven deaths in a period of 24 hours amid the clashes between police and protesters who are calling for the resignation of Boluarte and the closure of Congress after a failed coup by former President Pedro Castillo.
  • The most violent confrontations have been registered in the south of the country in the departments of Apurímac and Arequipa.
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