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Four die in Peru clash

Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 01:28

Jun 25 - Four people are dead after police and protesters clash over proposed mine in Peru's Puno region. Jessica Gray reports.

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-- Peruvian man -- in a pool of blood. Shot dead in clashes over the building and a new mine in the southern Puno province. Three others were killed when protesters sought to take over a runway at a nearby airport by charging defense. In an attempt to disperse crowds a riot police fired live rounds. This woman says it's not fair that protesters have to die to protect the country's resource is from exploitation. Those people who have died have relatives they have children it is impossible to do with this is happening here. We ending to offer up on lives it's not possible that they can order of us just a defending them ramming through -- from contamination. Protests here began in May after the government announced the establishment of -- gold mine. Residents claim the mind could pollute their only source of water and -- East River. It's the latest social conflict of plagued president elect belonged to Ramallah. I human rights agency says ninety people have died in the last three and a half years as citizens oppose major development projects. Many blamed the unrest on the country's widespread poverty which affects one in three citizens. Jessica gray Reuters.

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Four die in Peru clash

Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 01:28