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Violent protestors force closure of airport

Posted On: Dec. 13, 2022 9:14 AM CST

Peru's Alfredo Rodriguez Ballon airport in Arequipa was forced to shut down all activities and cancel all flights on Dec. 12, after up to 2,000 protestors stormed into the airport and caused heavy destruction, FlightGlobal reported. Violent protests have erupted in Peru over the impeachment of the country’s former president, Pedro Castillo.