|Manu||Date: Tuesday, 23-April-2019, 10:47 AM | Message # 1|
Published on Apr 21, 2019
A massive fire has destroyed several buildings near the centre of Lima, the capital of Peru.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but no casualties were reported.
Hundreds of firefighters battled the blaze to prevent it from spreading further
Peru's President Martín Vizcarra said it was thanks to the Holy Week holiday that there had been no casualties.
Thousands of people who usually work and shop in the area were out of town for the Easter celebrations when the fire started.
Report by Gianluca Avagnina.