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Opposition leaders were injured in protests against government in Venezuela

Opposition leaders were injured in protests against government in Venezuela

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Two Venezuelan opposition leaders Monday in the capital Caracas were injured in protests against the government of the South American country.

Opposition leader Henrique Capriles speaks about an ambush. Sixteen others were injured in the protest. Capriles must make a complaint. On a photograph is to see that he has bruises on his face, to his own words, ” incurred after a soldier beat him.

Also, opposition leader Carlos Paparoni was injured. He was by the force of the water from a water cannon against the ground, thrown, and had need stitches.

In protests against the Venezuelan government since the beginning of april dozens of people to the life to come. Also were hundreds of people injured. The demonstrators want rid of president Nicolás Maduro and demand early elections.

Since april 2815 participants arrested. According to human rights activists there are of them still in 1240 held.

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