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Venezuela: Police raid Caracas housing estate amid opposition protest01:07

Venezuela: Police raid Caracas housing estate amid opposition protest

Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, Caracas
June 14, 2017 at 04:57 GMT -00:00 · Published

Police with faces covered raided a housing complex in 'El Paraiso' in southwest Caracas, Tuesday, where they reportedly detained several opposition activists.

Police entered the area with anti-riot vehicles on Tuesday afternoon, after several hours of protests at the scene.

On Monday, anti-government protesters set fire to the supreme court in Caracas, marking around three months of agitation in the country. The court had rejected a motion preventing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from rewriting the country's constitution.

Venezuela: Police raid Caracas housing estate amid opposition protest01:07
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Police with faces covered raided a housing complex in 'El Paraiso' in southwest Caracas, Tuesday, where they reportedly detained several opposition activists.

Police entered the area with anti-riot vehicles on Tuesday afternoon, after several hours of protests at the scene.

On Monday, anti-government protesters set fire to the supreme court in Caracas, marking around three months of agitation in the country. The court had rejected a motion preventing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from rewriting the country's constitution.

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