Tension in Peru amid coronavirus lockdown
Tension on the streets of Lima, Tuesday, as riot police tried to remove hundreds of street vendors.
Many vendors fought back… but were pulled away despite their efforts.
Authorities took the forceful approach amid a nationwide lockdown to combat the country’s coronavirus outbreak.
With over 230,000 cases of the virus and over 6,500 deaths in Peru, President Martin Vizcarra on Monday said the crisis was unprecedented.
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[Source: CNBC News]