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Two die, dozens injured in Colombia farmer protests

Farmers clash with Colombian riot police as they block the Panamerican highway demanding land reform and increased state spending in rural areasTwo people were killed and dozens injured Thursday in Colombia as more than 30,000 farmers joined a growing anti-government protest, blocking roads and clashing with police, officials said. Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas announced the “death of two indigenous persons during the day’s protests” in a tweet. The National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC) said the two victims were from the western department of Cauca and died from gunshot wounds.

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