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  2/20/2014, Adar 20, 5774

Venezuela: Riot Death Toll Reaches Six

Venezuelan state television reported last night (Wednesday) that a woman suffering a heart attack died while being taken for medical treatment due to rioters blocking the roads leading to the hospital.

The woman is the sixth casualty of the riots and demonstrations that have been taking place in Venezuela over the past week. In recent days the public has expressed its extreme displeasure with president Nicolas Maduro after he arrested one of the opposition leaders.