In a tragic incident, at least thirteen people were killed, six people were injured, including three police officers who were trying to help people who were trapped inside, after trying to flee an illegal nightclub party in Peru raided by police.
The incident occurred on Saturday night, August 22, 2020.
At that time, there were approximately 120 people at the Thomas Restobar nightclub in Los Olivos when police arrived at the scene.
As cited News24xx.com from a statement from the Peru Interior Ministry, the partygoers rushed to escape through a single door upon police arrival to that nightclub.
But from the report, no tear gas or weapons were fired.
In connection to the incident, police detained 23 people, the Interior Ministry said.
Nowadays, Peru has over 576,000 cases and over 27,200 deaths.