Venezuela state TV says political unrest claims sixth victim

CARACAS Wed Feb 19, 2014 6:03pm EST

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CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan state television said on Wednesday that a woman died after an ambulance taking her to hospital was blocked by opposition protesters in Caracas, bring to six the number of fatalities in a week of political unrest.

VTV said the victim, the mother of a VTV employee, was being rushed to hospital when she suffered a heart attack as her ambulance became stuck in gridlock created by anti-government protesters blocking roads.

(Reporting by Diego Ore, writing by Daniel Wallis; editing by G Crosse)

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