Peru: Protest turns violent as hundreds of farmers clash with police

Hundreds of farmers blocked the roads of Huanuco demanding the release of their fellow detainees who marched against the drop of potatoes prices, in Peru on Thursday. People can be seen wounded, reportedly by rubber bullets, and many were taken to hospitals. Police reportedly used tear gas to disperse protesters after they arrived outside a police station, to prevent them from entering the... Еще building. Recent protests started in the region after potato farmers launched an indefinite strike on January 30, to denounce the low price of potatoes.

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