Death toll in Venezuela protests this week reaches 26: NGO

2019-01-24 22:27

Twenty-six people have been killed since the latest wave of protests against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro broke out four days ago, the Caracas-based Observatory of Social Conflict said on Thursday.

The previous toll from the protests - which began when a group of soldiers took over a command post in the north of the capital in defiance of the socialist regime - had stood at 16.

In some places, armed forces have fired tear gas and rubber bullets to subdue protesters, some of whom threw stones.

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