Looting, shootings leave 13 dead in Venezuela

At least 13 people were killed in one day in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas during an anti-government protests.

Nine of the victims were electrocuted as they tried to loot a bakery on Thursday during chaotic anti-government protests in Caracas, according to the nation’s minister for communication.

CNN reports that three others were fatally shot and an additional death was reported in the city, but details were not immediately available.

Six people also suffered gunshot wounds as several other businesses, including two liquor stores, were looted and attacks were reported in the city’s metro system, he said.

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