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Ecuador convulsed by protests, clashes, roadblocks

Oct 08, 2019, 07.25 PM (IST)
Violent clashes broke out in Quito, Ecuador between protesters and police on Monday (October 07) even as indigenous protesters paralyzed roads around Ecuador and blocked a main highway into the capital in a fifth day of action against government austerity measures that have sparked the worst unrest in years, resulting in 477 arrests.