At least 3 are dead...and 38 injured...as gunshots were reported throughout the city.
At least...60 were arrested.
After officials said the 700 regional police were badly outnumbered...1,000 more officers were dispatched.
For a week...miners have protested...objecting to governmental efforts to scale back widespread illegal gold mining in the Madre de Dios region.
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