Government Protest

February 24, 2015 9:32 PM

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A middle school student died Tuesday after being shot in the head during an anti-government protest in Venezuela's restive western region.

Preliminary investigations suggest the 14-year-old was injured during a confrontation between police and protesters in the city, and died on the way to the hospital, according to San Cristobal Human Rights Commission President Jose Vicente Garcia.

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