29 February 2024,   12:52
Nine dead after armed men raid Peru"s Poderosa mine

Nine people were killed and 15 injured after armed men raided Peru’s Poderosa mine with explosives and took hostages, the Interior Ministry said, writes Reuters.

Police have “taken control of the situation”, 7 people have been arrested and weapons seized, the ministry said in a statement.

The attackers entered the mine shaft using explosive charges, “violently confronting internal security personnel from the company and taking four people hostage”.