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Venezuela's death toll rises as unrest enters fourth week

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 00:53

Venezuelan police clash with opposition protesters amid heightened tensions in the divided OPEC nation. No reporter narration.

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(ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION) At least one person was killed in political unrest in Venezuela on Monday (April 24) as anti-government protests entered a fourth week with mass "sit-ins" to press demands for early elections. In Caracas, police used tear gas on protesters who set up a makeshift barricade on a highway. Angry protesters set barricades alike as officers scuffled with the angry demonstrators. Protest violence is becoming commonplace in the divided OPEC nation. A local government worker was shot dead in the Andean state of Merida at a counter-protest rally in favour of the socialist government, officials reported.

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Venezuela's death toll rises as unrest enters fourth week

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 00:53