Voting queue in Venezuela: 61 year old woman shot dead

  • A 61 year old nurse was shot dead while she was trying to cast her vote at an unofficial referendum that had been organized by the main opposition at Caracas, the capital of Venezuela. The assailants were on motorbikes and shot at the queue of voters. Apart from the lady whom they shot down they injured three others. At present the South American country is in the midst of a crisis and political clashes have claimed around 100 lives since April. At the vote that took place on Sunday more than 7 million people cast their votes.

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