Bolivia: 400 miners attempt entry into El Alto with explosives, blocked by police

Posted on September 4, 2012 • Filed under: Bolivia, Explosives / Bombs, Latin America Mining, Police/Military Activity

The leaders of the Trade Union of Miners of Bolivia (FSTMB) reported today that police in the city of El Alto prevented the entry of at least 400 miners Colquiri, arguing that carrying explosives. “There was a police operation and co say Colquiri brought dynamite and various explosives so no entry allowed fleets but Colquiri workers managed to break the police cordon,” said Severino Estallani. Read Article

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