In Caracas, fierce clashes between security forces and protesters
From January 21 to around 218 people were detained during anti-government demonstrations.
Violent clashes between militiamen and protesters held Thursday in the Venezuelan capital.
According to the channel TVV, riots are in the area of Petare. All this accompanied by explosions of bombs, tear gas and grenades.
Recall that in Venezuela there are mass protests by supporters and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro.
From January 21 to around 218 people were detained during anti-government demonstrations. Such data are cited by the NGO “Venezuelan penal forum” on the Twitter page. The portal also Pitazo reported that the victims of the protests began at least 16 people.
The head of the opposition, Parliament of Venezuela Juan Guido proclaimed himself interim President of the country. The President of the United States Donald trump later said that Washington recognizes Guido temporary head of the Republic.
In turn, Maduro is confident that the United States tried to organize a coup in the country. In this regard, the President severed diplomatic relations with the United States.