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Peru squatters forced out

PLEASE NOTE: EDIT CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIAL Peruvian police move in to evict an estimated 2,000 squatters from land some say they've occupied for decades. Officers went in hard. Mounted and armed police swept through the area near the town of Chivay. Those unable to flee were arrested. SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN SAYING (Spanish): "For over 30 years this has been abandoned and now a woman claims it and says she is the owner." SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN SAYING (Spanish): "My son was almost killed because a tear gas bomb fell on my patio." The evictions came after a woman, reported to be the landowner, said the squatters had changed their conditions in the middle of negotiations. SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN REPORTED TO BE THE LANDOWNER SAYING (Spanish): "During the dialogue we had underway to work out their departure they put forward a condition of purchase which had never existed. I have never seen these peo

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