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11 killed in overnight violence in Venezuela capital:officials

AFP  |  Caracas 

Eleven people were killed in violent incidents in Caracas overnight, Venezuela's justice ministry said today, following two days of massive street protests against President Nicolas Maduro.

The deaths occurred in the capital's southwestern El Valle district, the ministry said in a statement, adding six people were also wounded.

The toll brings to 20 the number of people killed in three weeks of violent anti-Maduro demonstrations.

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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 23:02 IST