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Peru market clashes

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Thousands of riot police were deployed to a Lima market on Friday, a day after two people were killed when an angry mob went on a looting rampage.
Two more people were killed and 27 injured Saturday in a second round of clashes between protesters and police at La Parada market in Lima, Peru.
Peru market clashes

Riot police fire tear gas at protesters during riots at a La Parada market in Lima, on October 25, 2012. Two people were killed and 100 more wounded when clashes erupted Thursday as thousands of police moved in to relocate a crowded wholesale food market in Lima, officials said. The fighting began when the Lima municipality placed concrete blocks at the entrance to the La Parada market to prevent trucks from entering, leading traders to hurl stones in protest and police to respond with tear gas.

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