Twelve People Killed in Venezuela in Overnight Violence

Rabat – Twelve people have been killed following looting and violence in Venezuela’s capital amid a spiralling political crisis, authorities said Friday.Most of the deaths took place in El Valle, a working class district near Caracas’ biggest military base where opposition leaders say 13 people were hit with an electrical current while trying to loot a bakery protected by an electric fence.The Public Ministry said the violence left 11 people dead in El Valle, all men between the ages of 17 and 45. Another death was reported east of Caracas in El Sucre. Six others were injured.The violence comes at the end of two days of protests against the President Maduro’s socialist government.

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