Easter Island: Anger after truck crashes into sacred statue

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      (BBC)The mayor of Easter Island has called for motor restrictions to be put in place in the area after a truck collided with a sacred stone statue.

      Pedro Edmunds Paoa told local media that the incident had caused “incalculable” damage.

      A Chilean man who lives on the island was arrested on Sunday and charged with damaging a national monument, local media report.

      The platform on which the statue was mounted was also destroyed.

      A picture posted by a community group showing the aftermath of the crash

      Full story here.

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