9 Dead and 15 Injured as a Result of an Armed Attack in Peru

Seven individuals have been arrested, and weapons have been seized.

04/12/2023 - 10:02
Source: Reuters
Source: Reuters

Nine people died, and 15 were injured in an armed attack involving explosives and hostage-taking at the Poderosa mine in Peru, as reported by Sarbaz.kz.

The country's Ministry of Internal Affairs has deployed special forces to assist the local police in the affected area.

According to Peru's Ministry of Interior, the assailants infiltrated the mine using explosive devices, brutally attacking the company's security personnel and taking four individuals hostage.

Peru ranks as the world's second-largest producer of copper and a significant producer of silver and gold.



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