Venezuela troops fire tear gas on demo at Colombia border

Venezuela troops fire tear gas on demo at Colombia borderUreña (Venezuela) (AFP) – Venezuelan forces on Saturday fired rubber bullets and tear gas to break up a crowd demanding to cross a closed border bridge to Colombia, AFP journalists reported. “We want to work!” they chanted while facing the Venezuelan National Guard riot police who were blocking the crossing in Urena, a town in Tachira state. Late on Friday, President Nicolas Maduro ordered the closure of all four bridges linking Tachira to Colombia.



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