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477 People Arrested over Riot in Ecuador

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7Dnews London

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 16:43 GMT

Following rising tension and unrest in Ecuador for the second week, police reported the arrest of 477 people over President Lenin Moreno's economic austerity measures, Reuters reported.

According to Interior Minister Paula Romo, the arrests happened after a series of deliberate vandalism including the destruction of a dozen ambulances took place which urged the police to take preventive measures. Moreno stands firm towards maintaining fuel subsidies and said will not tolerate any disorder in the country.


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