Lonely Planet Writer

Eleven wounded in grenade attack at circus in Peru

Police in the Peruvian capital of Lima are investigating a grenade explosion which wounded eleven members of the public.

Lima, Peru.
Lima, Peru. Image by Neo-Kat / CC BY-SA 2.0

Injuries included shrapnel wounds and hearing damage, and a clown circus worker was hospitalized with a stomach wound. Officials said security will be increased at six circuses around the city. Police are investigating whether extortionists were behind the attack. Read more: bbc.com