Venezuela police fire tear gas at protest of thousands

AFP , Wednesday 3 May 2017

Clashes broke out at the latest anti-government protests in Venezuela on Wednesday as security forces fired tear gas to drive back a crowd of thousands of demonstrators marching in Caracas.

Police with riot trucks advanced along a major avenue in the capital, firing tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon to push back a crowd of protesters, some of whom threw stones and petrol bombs, AFP reporters at the scene saw.

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