GUASIPATI – In fighting in the east of Venezuela, between soldiers and illegal miners are almost twenty citizens to the life to come. Venezuelan media reported on Monday that the local authorities acts of violence have been confirmed, but no numbers of victims.
It is according to the authorities happened in a mining region that is plagued by violence. In the region on more than 800 kilometers from the capital Caracas to be gold, diamond and coltan mined.
According to the governor of the concerned state of Bolivar, Justo Noguera, were the illegal miners in the weekend, soldiers at a mine in Guasipati have attacked. The soldiers beat the attack off. A member of the national parliament and opponent of president Nicolás Maduro said that according to relatives, the victims are executed and not in battles are killed.