Heavy machinery damages 60% of ancient Peruvian site

Published on December 2nd, 2013 | by Admin



Vandals, using heavy machinery, have destroyed the 800-year-old Ficuar archaeological complex in Peru.

“We here in Olmos are in mourning for that’s happened. Whoever attacked our cultural legacy should be punished with the full weight of the law,” Olmos mayor Willy Serrato Puse told Andina, explaining that the Ficuar sight was an important local monument and a source of pride for residents of Olmos.

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Story: Rachel Chase, Peru This Week | Photo: Andina/Silvia Depaz

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