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Number of killed during riots in Bolivia rises to 7

13:30, Wednesday, 13 November, 2019
Number of killed during riots in Bolivia rises to 7

Seven people were killed during protests and riots in Bolivia, El Deber news portal reported on Tuesday, citing the country's prosecutor general's office, APA reports quoting sputniknews.

According to previous reports, two people were killed.

Two people were killed in La Paz, two in Santa Cruz and three in Cochabamba.
     A spokesperson for local rescue services said that 12 people, injured in the protests, remained in hospitals.

The United States on Tuesday ordered family members of U.S. government employees to leave Bolivia due to civil unrest in the South American country, the State Department said in a statement.

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