Media: in Caracas there were first skirmishes between the military and protesters
BUENOS AIRES, January 23 — RIA Novosti. There were first skirmishes of the military and the protesters in Caracas, according to the portal Nacional.
Currently in a number of areas of the capital of Venezuela, residents build barricades, heard the rattle of pans, which symbolizes the Venezuelans protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Protesters from a large area Cathia hurled objects at the car of the national guard.
Special forces arrived at the metro station Gato Negro, where also think so. There is information about the use of tear gas.
The Deputy of the opposition of the Parliament of Venezuela, Jose Olivares reported the first victim of the riots. “We have confirmed that the hospital district Cathia received the first died as a result of the use of firearms during the protests,” he wrote in his Twitter.
In turn, a well-known journalist Roman Camacho told about two dead and two wounded.
In addition, in the city of San Felix in Bolivar state, protesters burned a statue of former President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez.
The unrest in the country
Mass protests broke out in Caracas on Monday. This happened after a failed attempt of rebellion of the military group.