During the dispersal of protests in Caracas 161 people have been injured
During the dispersal of anti-government demonstrations in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, 161 people have been injured, according to El Universal, citing the head of the municipality of Chacao, ramón Muchacho. According to him, the injured protesters suffered from tear gas or blows with blunt objects. Currently, all the wounded continue to seek help in medical institutions.
In addition, during protests over the past day were killed a teenager. “Confirmed information about the death of 17-year-old Armando Canizales killed by the National guard on the bridge between Las Mercedes and highway Fajardo,” — said in a Twitter Deputy of the National Assembly josé Manuel Olivares.
This week Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the convening of a Constitutional Assembly, a body able to amend the country’s Constitution and the current political system. Thus, the President is trying to regain control over the country, more than a month gripped by anti-government protests.
In Caracas today, a tank ran over 5 protesters. This is state terrorism against its own citizens. #Venezuela a future #Syria? @marcorubio pic.twitter.com/N7QvJK76J7
— Vanessa Neumann, PhD (@vanessaneumann) 3 may 2017.
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