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Venezuela: Protest against Maduro turns violent in Caracas01:29

Venezuela: Protest against Maduro turns violent in Caracas

Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, Caracas
April 6, 2017 at 23:45 GMT -00:00 · Published

Police deployed tear gas after an anti-government protest turned violent in Caracas, Thursday, as demonstrations continue into the third day against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

Reportedly as police blocked the protest, clashes erupted. Riot police deployed tear gas and water cannons, as protesters hurled stones at them.

The demonstrations follow the Venezuelan Supreme Court's decision to take over legislative powers from the opposition controlled National Assembly in late March. On Saturday, Maduro revoked the ruling saying "this controversy is over."

Venezuela: Protest against Maduro turns violent in Caracas01:29
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Police deployed tear gas after an anti-government protest turned violent in Caracas, Thursday, as demonstrations continue into the third day against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

Reportedly as police blocked the protest, clashes erupted. Riot police deployed tear gas and water cannons, as protesters hurled stones at them.

The demonstrations follow the Venezuelan Supreme Court's decision to take over legislative powers from the opposition controlled National Assembly in late March. On Saturday, Maduro revoked the ruling saying "this controversy is over."

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