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In photos: Police and protesters clash in Venezuela

Opposition protesters in Caracas and cities in the interior of the country confronted state security forces and armed civil groups directed by the Maduro government. Two students, aged 17 and 23, were killed by gunshot wounds to the head, while a sniper killed a member of the National Guard. Hundreds were jailed. More protests are planned for Thursday.
20 Abr 2017 – 10:51 AM EDT
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Clashes on the Francisco Fajardo freeway bridge, which runs alongside the polluted Guaire River. April 19, 2017. Crédito: Twitter
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An opposition protester launches a 'Molotov cocktail' at police. April 19, 2017. Crédito: Fernando Llano/Ap
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Demonstrators protect themselves from tear gas bombs launched by the Bolivarian National Police and the National Guard. April 19, 2017. Crédito: Carlos García Rawlins/Reuters
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A group of police officers are attacked with fireworks by demonstrators. April 19, 2017. Crédito: Federico Parra/Getty Images
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The mother of a young man identified as Carlos José Moreno confirmed the death of her son in Caracas to journalists. He was a first year student, studying economy at the Central University of Venezuela (UCV). He was shot dead in the head. "My boy did not make it, my boy died and I wanted him to graduate," said his mother. April 19, 2017. Crédito: Social media
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Some marchers had to take refuge in the contaminated Güaire River, which crosses the city of Caracas. April 19, 2017. Crédito: ANA CUBILLOS/Ap
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The mass of protesters attempting to reach the Ombudsman's Office (from east to west) in Caracas was repelled by a police barricade. April 19, 2017. Crédito: CHRISTIAN VERON/Reuters
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Police try to disperse protesters by firing tear gas from the second tier of a freeway. April 19, 2017. Crédito: Carlos García Rawlins/Reuters
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Opponents of Nicolás Maduro's regime flee from tear gas launched by the police, next to the Guaire River's dirty waters. April 19, 2017. Crédito: Juan Barreto/Getty Images
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Rescuers attend to one of the people who fell into the Guaire River after being injured by a tear gas cartridge fired by the Bolivarian National Guard.April 19, 2017. Fernando Llano/Ap
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Henrique Capriles, governor of the state of Miranda and opposition leader of the First Justice party, protects himself against the effect of tear gas below the highway. April 19, 2017. Crédito: ANA CUBILLOS/Ap
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The opposition march en route to the center of Caracas is stopped by tear gas. April 19, 2017. Crédito: Carlos García Rawlins/Reuters
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Young opponents move heavy objects to protect themselves. April 19, 2017. Crédito: Carlos García Rawlins/Reuters
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A masked opponent carries a shield he took from the Bolivarian National Guard. April 19, 2017. Crédito: ROnadl Schemidt
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A protester protected with a gas mask holds a tear gas canister. April 19, 2017. Crédito: Carlos García Rawlins/Reuters
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