A human Died amid violent protests on Tuesday In the Bolivian city of Potosi, confirmed by the Ombudsman’s Office.
The second day National strike in Bolivia It was marked by violence. Images and videos circulated on social networking sites show scenes of repression By police officers and supporters of the ruling party in various parts of the country, such as Cochabamba, Tarija, Santa Cruz and Oro.
And Juan Carlos Manuel, chairman of the Potosinian Civil Committee Informed local media about someone’s death. He said it was not known under what circumstances the person died.
“We know a man who died, a 25-year-old man who suffocated his coca, Of course on the run. There is no sign of violence and I am very sorry for a death on the part of our farming brothers, ”he explained.
The speaker added A college student was seriously injured During demonstrations.
At least Fifteen people were arrested in Santa Cruz. Opposition parties have stated they will not run in the by-elections.
As reported Duty From Bolivia, this Tuesday police Attack and use of excessive force against civilians being treated by a team of volunteer firefighters In Santa Cruz. The siege took place at noon when there was a group of women, the elderly and some young people.
Santa Cruz and Cochabamba were the two areas most affected by the various events of the national strike. Honestly, Clashes erupt between protesters and protesters in Santa Cruz, Which has forced the authorities to take strong action to prevent clashes.
As part of the protests, several checkpoints were set up in Santa Cruz, according to Bolivian media. Supporters group The movement towards socialism reached one of those sieges, e Tries to break the barriers of tires, stones and debris. To be continued A fierce battle broke out that wounded many on both sides.
Then the police came and stopped a mob Used chemical agents and sprayed water with the riot vehicle Called Neptune, the cry of despair from the crowd.
“The Maoists came to provoke. We stopped quietly and they set us on fire and fired rocketss “, condemnation Duty One of the injured.
On the other hand, at one point, several journalists were repressed by Bolivian police officers During a peace rally demanding permission to carry out their work.
(With Europa Press information)
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