AFP: Venezuela unrest: Anti-govt protests leave 75 dead in 3 months; 3,000 arrested
Caracas: A 22-year-old man was shot dead on Thursday during an anti-government protest in Caracas, becoming the 75th victim in three months of unrest over the rule of President Nicolas Maduro.
The young man was killed during a demonstration in the capital's Altamira area, the public ministry said on Twitter, without specifying the type of weapon that killed him.
Opposition lawmaker Jose Manuel Olivares said the man had been shot by a member of the National Guard.
Near-daily protests against Maduro began 1 April, with demonstrators demanding his removal and new elections.
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