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Cop killed in clashes after raids in Venezuela

 

CARACAS - Young people clashed with police in the streets Thursday in an angry response to Venezuelan security forces dismantling four tent cities maintained by anti-government demonstrators, and officials reported one officer killed and another injured.

 

The bloodshed came after hundreds of police and troops arrested 243 student protesters during pre-dawn raids on camps in front of the offices of the United Nations and in better-off neighborhoods in the capital largely opposed to President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government. (AP)