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Passengers using protective gear due to the COVID-19, walk to the building to collect their luggage after landing in Pucallpa on a flight from Lima, Peru.

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Funeral workers move a coffin containing one of the victims of a deadly stampede at a disco, in Lima, Peru. At least 13 people died Saturday night in a stampede at the Thomas Restobar disco during a police raid to enforce the country's COVID-19 lockdown.

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Relatives of one of the victims of a deadly stampede at a disco, mourn outside a morgue in Lima, Peru. At least 13 people died Saturday night in a stampede at the Thomas Restobar disco during a police raid to enforce the country's COVID-19 lockdown.

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People carry the coffin of a loved one during a funeral in Los Sauces cemetery, amid the new coronavirus pandemic, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru.

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Nurses and doctors work at the intensive care unit for COVID-19 cases at the private Ricardo Palma hospital, in Lima, Peru.

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Cemetery workers place into a grave the coffin that contains the remains Juliana Ramos at the Martires 19 de Julio cemetery, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. According to the family the 75-year-old woman, who suffered from diabetes, died at hospital after being admitted with symptoms related to the new coronavirus.

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People wearing masks to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus stands in line to refill their empty oxygen cylinders in Callao, Peru. Long neglected hospitals in Peru and other parts of Latin America are reporting shortages of Oxygen as they confront the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A cemetery worker shovels dirt into a grave that contains the remains of Apolonia Uanampa who died from the new coronavirus, as the coffin that contains the remains of Demetria Huamani, also a victim of the virus, is carried to her burial site, at the Nueva Esperanza cemetery, on the outskirts od Lima, Peru.

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Nurses wearing protective gear tend to residents at the Mas Vida home for senior citizens, in Lima, Peru. Several residents of the home have tested positive for the new coronavirus, with one reported death so far.

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Market workers wait for their COVID-19 results, administered by the Health Ministry, outside the "Ciudad de Dios," or City of God market in Lima, Peru.

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A police officer stands on the roof during a prison riot at Castro Castro prison in Lima, Peru. Peru's prison agency reported that three prisoners died from causes still under investigation after a riot at the Miguel Castro Castro prison in Lima. Inmates complain authorities are not doing enough to prevent the spread of coronavirus inside the prison.

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Inmates hold a sign that reads in Spanish "Right to life. We want to live but outside these walls," as they gather at a patio during a prison riot at Miguel Castro Castro prison in Lima, Peru. Peru's prison agency reported that three prisoners died from causes still under investigation after a riot at the Miguel Castro Castro prison in Lima. Inmates complain authorities are not doing enough to prevent the spread of coronavirus inside the prison.

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Inmates gather around the corpses of other inmates during a prison riot in Miguel Castro Castro prison, in Lima, Peru. Peru's prison agency reported that three prisoners died from causes still under investigation after a riot at the prison. Inmates complain authorities are not doing enough to prevent the spread of coronavirus inside the prison.

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Venezuelan Elida Ludo wears a homemade face-shield to protect herself from the spread of the new coronavirus, as she waits in a line outside a public hospital in Lima, Peru.

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Day laborers and informal workers who usually eke a living in Peru's capital congregate on the side of a highway as they are blocked from returning home by a cordon of police on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 18, 2020. Because the strict quarantine rules amid the new coronavirus pandemic do not allow for inter-province travel, the workers have been living on the side of the road for days.

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A white rooftop building stretches across the Plaza de Toros de Acho bullring in Lima, Peru. The mayor of Lima reported that the plaza founded in 1766 will provide shelter and balanced meals for some of the city's homeless amid the new coronavirus pandemic.

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Venezuela's migrants receive free meals from a Spanish NGO in Lima, Peru, when the country is about to enter the third week of a government decreed state of emergency that restricts residents to their homes to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.

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Hundred of birds overtake Agua Dulce beach which is usually populated with people, in Lima, Peru. Peru is in its second week of a government decreed state of emergency, after President Martin Vizcarra ordered residents to stay in their homes in an effort to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.

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A woman wears a scuba mask and a surgical mask as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, while buying food in a popular market in Lima, Peru. The vast majority of people recover from the COVID-19 diseas.

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A dog rests with the background of Peru's capital, Lima, minutes before the start of a curfew decreed by the government. Peru is in its seven day of a government decreed state of emergency amid the presence of COVID-19.

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With an empty highway in the background, Liza Mell, 26, and Jean-Marie Landre, 27, both French citizens living in Lima, Peru, walk wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the spread of new coronavirus. Peru is in its sixth day of a government decreed state of emergency amid the presence of COVID-19.

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Highways are free of traffic due to closure by the government to discourage citizens from circulating, in Lima, Peru during a state of emergency decreed by the government to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

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The Via Expresa highway, closed by the government to discourage citizens from circulating, is free of traffic in Lima, Peru the fourth day of a state of emergency decreed by the government to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

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An armored vehicle guards an intersection on Abancay avenue, after the government implemented restrictions to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in Lima, Peru. For most people COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms. For others, especially the elderly and people with existing health problems, it can cause many other serious illnesses, including pneumonia.

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A woman explains to soldiers that she is searching pharmacies for alcohol, before they let her continue on her way, on the third day of a state of emergency in Lima, Peru. Peru's President Martin Vizcarra ordered residents to stay in their homes and temporarily suspended certain constitutional rights in an effort to contain the spread of the new coronavirus. The vast majority of people recover from the new virus.

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A highway exchange stands empty of traffic after the government implemented restrictions to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in Lima, Peru.

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A women with a message on her back that reads in Spanish: "This is my territory" takes part in a protest march marking International Women's Day, in Lima, Peru.

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Women march with a giant Peruvian national flag in a protest march to mark the upcoming International Women's Day, in Lima, Peru. March 8th has been sponsored by the United Nations since 1975 as International Women's Day, celebrating women's achievements and aiming to further their rights. Marches and protests are held across the globe with calls for a more gender-balanced world to mark the day.

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An employee shows a face mask at a textile workshop in the Gamarra neighborhood of Lima, Peru. Sensing a business opportunity, local workshop owners have begun to ramp up production of face masks, although cases of the new coronavirus have yet to be reported in Peru. Owners have seen prices double as demand for face masks rise.

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Carlos, right, and Amaru, kiss after getting married in a symbolic wedding ceremony for gay couples organized by LGTBI collectives marking Valentine's Day in Lima, Peru.

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Angela, right, and her partner Angie, talk while waiting to get married in a symbolic wedding ceremony for gay couples organized by LGTBI collectives marking Valentine's Day in Lima, Peru. In Peru, same-sex marriage is not legal.

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Niches of the Nueva Esperanza cemetery are seen backdropped by a hill blanketed with homes, during the Day of the Dead celebrations in the shantytown Villa Maria, in Lima, Peru. The holiday honors the deceased and coincides with All Saints Day, and All Souls Day celebrated on Nov. 1 and 2. Dancing, drinking alcohol, and eating with the deceased are part of Day of the Dead celebrations.

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Models wear creations from the the Maria Ximena spring summer collection during Fashion Week, in Lima, Peru.

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Models wear creations from the the Sophia Lerner spring summer collection during Fashion Week, in Lima, Peru.

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A model wears a creation from the Jose Zafra spring summer collection during Fashion Week in Lima, Peru.

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A model wears a creation from the Jose Zafra spring summer collection during Fashion Week, in Lima, Peru.

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A model wears a creation from the Jose Zafra spring summer collection during Fashion Week in Lima, Peru.

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Models wear creations from the Perro Loco spring summer collection during Fashion Week, in Lima, Peru.

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Models wear creations of Pronovias from Spain, spring summer collection during Fashion Week in Lima, Peru.

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A model wears a bag by Smart Retail's spring summer collection during Fashion Week in Lima, Peru.

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Demonstrators protest in front of the Brazilian Embassy calling on Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro to protect the Amazon rainforest, in Lima, Peru. Fires have been breaking out at an unusual pace in Brazil this year, causing global alarm over deforestation in the Amazon region.

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Surfers come to the aid of an injured sperm whale, who then alerted police and animal advocates, in San Bartolo, Peru. The young sperm whale - about four meters long, or 13 feet - had been stranded during the morning hours. It was treated by an ORCA veterinarian and then returned to sea with the help of rescue personnel and surfers.

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Mexico's Alejandra Orozco and Gabriela Agundez compete to win the silver medal in the women's diving synchronized 10m platform final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Argentina's Maria Vargas dives for a ball hit by Mexico's Paola Longoria in the women's racquetball singles final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Nicholas Alexander of the United States competes in a men's swimming 200m backstroke heat at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Adriana Rodríguez of Cuba, left, and Annie Kunz of United States compete in a in the women's heptathlon 100m hurdles heat the athletics at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. Rodriguez finished first and Kunz second.

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Elaine Thompson of Jamaica, third from left, and Vitoria Cristina Silva of Brazil, fourth from left, start a women's 100m heat during the athletics at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. Both qualified to the final.

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Mexico's Alejandra Orozco and Gabriela Agundez compete to win the silver medal in the women's diving synchronized 10m platform final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Evita Griskenas, of the Unites States, competes to win the gold medal in hoop during the rhythmic gymnastics apparatus final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Colombia's Oriana Vinas competes in the rhythmic gymnastics individual all around and qualifications rotation 2 during the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Members of the U.S. women's cycling team, composed of Christina Birch, Chloe Dygert, Kimberly Geist and Lily Williams, ride to win the gold medal during the track cycling women's team pursuit at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Candice Appleby of the United States rides a wave to win the silver medal in the surfing women's SUP race final during the Pan American Games on Punta Rocas beach in Lima Peru.

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Brazil's Lena Guimaraes rides the surf to win the gold medal in the women's SUP race final during the Pan American Games on Punta Rocas beach in Lima Peru.

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A member of Colombia's artistic swimming team compete in the free routine event at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Jose Quintana of Cuba practices for the men's synchronized 3m springboard diving competition at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Audrys Nin of Dominican Republic competes on the vault in the men's artistic gymnastics apparatus final to win the gold medal at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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A member of the United States artistic swimming team competes in the free routine final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Francisco Barretto of Brazil competes to win the gold medal on the horizontal bar in the men's artistic gymnastics apparatus final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Riley McCusker of United States competes in the women's uneven bars final at the artistic gymnastics during the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. McCusker won the gold medal.

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Franchesca Santi of Chile competes on the women's vault during the women's artistic gymnastics final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Luisa Jaramillo, of Colombia, competes in the women's tricks waterski final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Flavia Saraiva of Brazil competes on beam to win the bronze medal in the women's individual all-around artistic gymnastics at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Daniela Campuzano of Mexico, top right, competes in the women's circuit mountain cycling gold medal final at Morro Solar during the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Olympic silver medalist Cecilia Tait, of Peru, lights the Pan American flame during the Opening Ceremony at the National stadium in Lima, Peru.

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Puerto Rico's singer Luis Fonsi performs during the Opening Ceremony for the Pan American Games at the National stadium in Lima, Peru.

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Fireworks explode over the National stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

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Fireworks explode during the Opening Ceremony for the Pan American Games at the National stadium in Lima, Peru.

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Cyclists, who will compete in the Pan American Games, train at the Morro Solar Circuit in Lima, Peru. The South American country will inaugurate the games Friday evening, welcoming nearly 7,000 athletes from 41 countries.

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Birds rest on a lamppost as people parasail, along the coast in Lima, Peru. The 2019 Pan Am games in Lima begin July 26 and run through Aug. 11.

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In this photo courtesy of Hoy Noticias media, a road is left cracked after a magnitude 8.0 earthquake in San Martin, Peru.

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Government officials and the press tour an area affected by an earthquake in Puerto Santa Gema, on the outskirts of Yurimaguas, Peru. A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck this remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru early Sunday, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas.

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A woman holds out her shirt that reads in Spanish "Alan Peru" during his wake at his party's headquarters in Lima, Peru. Garcia shot himself in the head and died as officers waited to arrest him in a massive graft probe that has put the country's most prominent politicians behind bars and provoked a reckoning over corruption.

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Homes fill the hillside in the arid Nueva Esperanza shantytown of Lima, Peru. Residents here pay about $1.50 dollars per 50 liter container which is filled by a water truck service that passes daily. World Water Day will be marked on Friday, March 22, 2019.

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Maria Jimenez washes her face with water outside her home in the Nueva Esperanza shantytown of Lima, Peru. Residents here pay about $1.50 dollars per 50 liter container which is filled by a water truck services that passes daily.

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A water truck worker fills a container with water, for the cost of about $1.50 dollars per container, outside the homes of residents who use it for drinking, cooking and cleaning in the Nueva Esperanza shantytown of Lima, Peru. World Water Day will be marked on Friday, March 22, 2019.

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In this photo provide by Abancay police, officers and firefighters stand by a collapsed area of the Alhambra hotel in Abancay, Peru. Civil defense officials say the hotel wall collapsed during a wedding celebration, killing at least 15 people.

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Nicolas Cavigliasso of Argentina who took first on his Yamaha quad, right, Jeremias Gonzalez of Argentina who took second on his Yamaha quad, left, and Gustavo Gallego of Argentina who took third on his Yamaha quad celebrates after their arrival in the last stage of the Dakar Rally in Pisco, Peru.

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Driver Nani Roma of Spain, right, and co-driver Alex Haro of Spain celebrate on their Mini taking second place at the arrival of the last stage of the Dakar Rally in Pisco, Peru.

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Chile's Yamaha quad rider Luis Barahona is embraced by his wife after placing 7th at the end of the Dakar Rally in Pisco, Peru.

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Argentina's quad pilot Gustavo Gallego dumps sparkling wine over Nicolas Cavigliasso, winner of the quads race, during the podium of the 2019 Dakar Rally, in Lima, Peru.

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Driver Nasser Al-Attiyah, of Qatar, left, and co-driver Matthieu Baumel, of France, celebrate during 2019 Dakar Rally podium in Lima, Peru.

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Toby Price of Australia, who took first on his KTM motorbike, celebrates with his team with the 2019 Dakar Rally winner's trophy in Lima, Peru.

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Argentina's quad pilot Nicolas Cavigliasso celebrates with his girlfriend as he holds his 2019 Dakar Rally winner's trophy, in Lima, Peru.

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Nicolas Cavigliasso of Argentina who took first on his Yamaha quad, center, Jeremias Gonzalez of Argentina who took second on his Yamaha quad, right, and Gustavo Gallego of Argentina who took third on his Yamaha quad, celebrate at the podium of 2019 Dakar Rally in Lima, Peru.

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Driver Stephane Peterhansel, of France, and co-driver David Castera, of France, race their Mini during the stage nine of the Dakar Rally in Pisco, Peru.

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Driver Sebastien Loeb, of France, and co-driver Daniel Elena, of Monaco, race their Peugeot during the stage nine of the Dakar Rally in Pisco, Peru.

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Oriol Mena of Spain, left, rides his Hero motorbike and Maurizio Gerini of Italy rides his Husqvarna motorbike during the stage nine of the Dakar Rally in Pisco, Peru.

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Adam Tomiczek, of Poland, rides his KTM motorbike past Husqvarna motorbike rider Jan Brabec, of Czech Republic, and KTM rider Cesar Pardo, of Peru, right top, after they fell during stage nine of the Dakar Rally in Pisco, Peru.

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Jan Brabec of Czech Republic falls from his Husqvarna motorbike during the stage nine of the Dakar Rally in Pisco, Peru.

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Husqvarna motorbike rider Jan Brabec of Czech Republic left, and KTM rider Cesar Pardo of Peru fall during the stage nine of the Dakar Rally in Pisco, Peru.

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Competitors ride their motorbikes during the stage nine of the Dakar Rally in Pisco, Peru.

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Competitors ride their motorbike across the dunes during stage nine of the Dakar Rally in Pisco, Peru.

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From left to right, Pablo Quintanilla of Chile, Xavier De Soultrait of France, Adrien Van Beveren of France and Luciano Benavides of Argentina ride their motorbikes during the stage nine of the Dakar Rally in Pisco, Peru.

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Anastasiya Nifontova of Russia stops to refuel her Husqvarna motorbike during the stage eight of the Dakar Rally between San Juan de Marcona and Pisco, Peru.

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A boy looks at Laia Sanz of Spain as she sits on her KTM motorbike at a neutralization stop during the stage eight of the Dakar Rally between San Juan de Marcona and Pisco, Peru.

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Matthias Walkner of Austria rides his KTM motorbike during the stage eight of the Dakar Rally between San Juan de Marcona and Pisco, Peru.

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Stefan Svitko of Slovakia rides his KTM motorbike during the stage eight of the Dakar Rally between San Juan de Marcona and Pisco, Peru.

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Driver Nasser Al-Attiyah, of Qatar, and co-driver Matthieu Baumel, of France, race their Toyota during the stage eight of the Dakar Rally between San Juan de Marcona and Pisco, Peru.

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Driver Nani Roma, of Spain, and co-driver Alex Haro, of Spain, race their Mini during the stage eight of the Dakar Rally between San Juan de Marcona and Pisco, Peru.

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Driver Nani Roma, of Spain, and co-driver Alex Haro, of Spain, race their Mini during the stage eight of the Dakar Rally between San Juan de Marcona and Pisco, Peru.

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