In Venezuela a group of protesters against the government of President Nicolas Maduro torched the home of his predecessor Hugo Chavez in the city of Sabaneta. This is with reference to users of social networks according to local newspaper El Nacional.
According to media sources, the protesters committed arson in response to the recent murder of 19-year-old student during a protest in which Maduro accused controlled the National guard.
En #Barinas queman casa materna de Chavez luego del asesinato de Yorman Bervecia (19),tras recibir disparo en el pecho, #22May pic.twitter.com/kwzyKkvUm0
– Canal985Fm (@Canal985Fm1) 22 may 2017 R.
Queman casa Materna de Chavez en Barinas; Enardecidos tras el asesinato de Yorman Bervecia. pic.twitter.com/5CC4xaRDQ6
– Daniel García (@DanielInformaVE) 22 may 2017 R.
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Chavez, who ruled Venezuela for 14 years, died on March 5, 2013 from cancer.
May 18, 2017 it was reported that in the Venezuelan state of Tachira during the riots, was killed by a teenager, who was not involved in the protests.