Peru: Explosives Used in ATM Attack

Submitted by jrios031 on Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:21

TRIPwire, 30 November 2022

On 29 November 2022, at approximately 0300 hours local time, local authorities responded after unidentified suspects used explosives, described as dynamite, to attack an ATM at a bank in Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios. The blast destroyed the ATM and caused moderate damage to the bank. No further details about the explosives were provided, and it is not clear if any cash was stolen. The investigation is ongoing.