At least one dead and many injured as Venezuelan troops open fire on civilians trying to keep Brazil border open | Daily Mail Online

One person has been killed and 12 are injured after Venezuelan troops opened fire on civilians trying to keep a border checkpoint open for aid deliveries.Troops arrived at a checkpoint set up by an indigenous community in Kumarakapai, on Venezuela’s southern border with Brazil early this morning.But when civilians tried to block a convoy of tanks, soldiers opened fire killing a woman named as  Zorayda Rodriguez, 42, and wounding 12 others. Gran Sabana Mayor Emilio Gonzalez said soldiers fired rubber bullets and tear gas and the injured people were taken for medical treatment.

Source: One dead as Venezuelan troops open fire on civilians trying to keep Brazil border open | Daily Mail Online

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