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Demonstrators storm parliament, Venezuela

Demonstrators storm parliament, Venezuela

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Regeringsaanhangers have Wednesday, the Venezuelan parliament, in Caracas stormed. At the demonstration were, according to witnesses, at least three parliamentarians were injured.

The demonstrators attacked the building in the Venezuelan capital, while the parliament on independence day gathered. The regeringsaanhangers pitched to journalists as well as politicians. “They came armed with sticks and stones inside and attacked people,” said oppositielid Tomás Guanipa.

There were also explosions heard. It probably goes to fireworks outside the building was chipped.

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Regeringsaanhangers stormed Wednesday the Venezuelan parliament.
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The regeringsaanhangers pitched to journalists as well as politicians.
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There were also explosions heard. It was probably of the order of fireworks outside the building was chipped.
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Venezuela is already months in the grip of a political crisis. The opposition dominates the Venezuelan parliament, that therefore frequently clashed with the socialist government under the leadership of president Nicolás Maduro.
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Political crisis

Venezuela is already months in the grip of a political crisis. The opposition dominates the Venezuelan parliament, that therefore frequently clashed with the socialist government under the leadership of president Nicolás Maduro. Since the mass protests against the government in april started, are certainly ninety people to the life to come.

The economy of the oil-rich South American country has largely collapsed because of mismanagement and low oil prices.

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