Anti-government protesters were filmed erecting barricades and setting objects on fire, as the protests intensified in Quito on Sunday.
Earlier on Saturday, Ecuador President Lenin Moreno ordered a military-backed curfew in and around the capital Quito.
Ecuador has plunged into a wave of protests amid social discontent over economic adjustment measures, including the elimination of fuel subsidies, in agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to obtain million-dollar loans.
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