Violence in Lima over the past week has claimed a total of four lives as city authorities attempted to close the newly established market 'La Parada.' The city council increased the police presence in the area in a bid to stem the riots.
“We have deployed 5,000 police officers – 3,200 in the market itself and 1,200 on the border of the Gamarra trading area [La Parada],” chief of police Raul Salazar said.Continue Reading:Clashes in Peruvian capital market leave 4 dead
A suicide bomber drove a vehicle packed with explosives into a Catholic church in Kaduna, an ethnically and religiously diverse city in central Nigeria.
The walls of the church partially collapsed due to the powerful blast. Witnesses said the explosion also damaged other nearby buildings.
Dozens of people were wounded in the attack, with a reported death toll of at least seven. Police cordoned off the blast zone.
Shortly after the blast crowds of angry Christians armed with clubs and knives massed in the streets and attacked Muslims. At least one person was killed by the mob violence when an angry crowd set him on fire.
Continue Reading: At least 8 killed, over 100 wounded in Nigeria church bombing and riot backlash (PHOTOS) — RT