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Paraguayan police clash with demonstrators against government's handling of Covid crisis

Telegraph, 06 Mar 2021
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Protestors angry about the Paraguay government's handling of the coronavirus crisis clashed with police late on Friday, with shops ransacked and cars set on fire.

Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as clashes in the centre of the capital Asuncion left around 20 people injured.

The coronavirus epidemic is expanding in Paraguay and officials admit the threat is grave. There are 165,811 cases, with 3,278 deaths.

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