Dead Animals Wash Ashore in Peru Oil Spill Blamed on Tonga Explosion

20 January 2022 09:29 WIB

A dead bird lies on a beach during a clean-up, following an oil spill caused by abnormal waves, triggered by a massive underwater volcanic eruption half a world away, in Tonga, in Ventanilla, Peru, January 18, 2022. An oil spill at a refinery in Peru during high waves caused by the explosion last weekend of a volcano in Tonga is an "ecological disaster," the Peruvian government said on Wednesday (January 19). REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

20 Januari 2022 00:00 WIB

A dead bird lies on a beach during a clean-up, following an oil spill caused by abnormal waves, triggered by a massive underwater volcanic eruption half a world away, in Tonga, in Ventanilla, Peru, January 18, 2022. The foreign ministry said that the oil spill had harmed animal and plant life in protected zones over a combined area of some 18,000 square kilometers (6,950 square miles) around islands and fishing regions. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

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A dead bird lies on a beach during a clean-up, following an oil spill caused by abnormal waves, triggered by a massive underwater volcanic eruption half a world away, in Tonga, in Ventanilla, Peru, January 18, 2022. Environment Minister Ruben Ramirez met with Repsol's officials and said that around 6,000 barrels of oil were spilled. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

20 Januari 2022 00:00 WIB

A worker cleans up an oil spill caused by abnormal waves, triggered by a massive underwater volcanic eruption half a world away in Tonga, at the Peruvian beach in Ventanilla, Peru, January 18, 2022. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

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A worker walks following an oil spill caused by abnormal waves, triggered by a massive underwater volcanic eruption half a world away in Tonga, at the Peruvian beach in Ventanilla, Peru, 18 January 2022. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

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Workers clean up an oil spill caused by abnormal waves, triggered by a massive underwater volcanic eruption half a world away in Tonga, at the Peruvian beach in Ventanilla, Peru, January 18, 2022. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

20 Januari 2022 00:00 WIB