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Peru destroys ancient pyramid to build homes

A famous cultural site, one of many in and around Lima, is being sacrificed for residential development.

Last Modified: 01 Aug 2013 14:35
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An ancient pyramid in Peru has been bulldozed to make way for new flats.

It is one of many famous cultural sites in and around the capital that are being sacrificed for the sake of development.

Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima.

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