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Pandemic triggers new crisis in Peru: lack of cemetery space

LIMA – After Joel Bautista died of a heart attack last month in Peru, his family tried unsuccessfully to find an available grave at four different cemeteries. After four days, they resorted to digging a hole in his garden.

The excavation in a poor neighborhood in the capital city of Lima was broadcast live on television, attracting the attention of authorities and prompting them to offer the family a space on the rocky slopes of a cemetery.

“If there is no solution, then there will be a space here,” Yeni Bautista told The Associated Press, explaining the family’s decision to dig at the foot of a tropical hibiscus tree after her brother’s body began to decompose.

The same plight is shared by other families across Peru. After struggling to

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oxygen crisis, the Karnataka government on Saturday announced that there is no shortage of oxygen in the state. It further assured the citizens that it is taking all measures to ensure that there is no crisis, news agency ANI stated.Deputy chief minister CN Ashwath Narayan told ANI, "There is no shortage of medical oxygen in Karnataka.

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