6 indigenous people killed in Nicaragua

first_imgThe BosawásBiosphere Reserve has been the focus of land disputes between indigenous groupsand new settlers.  The menreportedly attacked the Mayagna commune deep inside the Bosawás BiosphereReserve – the second-largest rainforest in the Americas after the Amazon. Armed men reportedly attacked an indigenous community at a jungle in Nicaragua, killing at least six people and kidnapping 10 others, rights groups said. GETTY IMAGES The30,000-strong Mayagna make up around 0.5 percent of Nicaragua’s population.(BBC) Policeconfirmed two deaths and said the incident is under investigation. The reasonfor the difference in the toll was unclear. The attack onthe Mayagna group took place in a protected nature reserve in the north of thecountry. Nicaragua – Armedmen attacked an indigenous community in Nicaragua, killing at least six peopleand kidnapping 10 others, rights groups said. last_img

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