Afp, Ecuador

Afp, Ecuador

Clashes at protests in Ecuador over fuel price hike, oil facilities seized | The Malaysian Insight

More than 20,000 indigenous people are expected to join the demonstration.

8.10.2019

Clashes at protests in Ecuador over fuel price hike, oil facilities seized

More than 20,000 indigenous people are expected to join the demonstration.

Peasants and indigenous people arrive at Santo Domingo square in Quito, Ecuador, following days of protests against the sharp rise in fuel prices sparked by authorities’ decision to scrap subsidies. – AFP pic, October 8, 2019.

Riot police and the military used tear gas to try to disperse marchers in the town of Machachi on the outskirts of Quito after they blocked roads with burning tires and barricades ahead of a protest set for tomorrow.

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