285 people reported injured in clashes at Venezuela's border crossings on Saturday.
at the same time, reported two people killed in the clashes. This applies, among others, a 14-year-old boy.
this was stated by The colombian authorities on Saturday evening local time, according to the AFP news agency.
the Situation along the border between Colombia and Venezuela is high-strung at the moment. Here waiting trucks with relief supplies from the UNITED states to run into in Venezuela. But the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, refusing to take the help.
According to the british newspaper The Telegraph, which is on the ground, military personnel, who support Maduro, have set fire to humanitarian aid.
The Telegraph writes further, that volunteers working for the opposition's self-proclaimed president of the republic, Juan Guaidó, desperately tried to rescue medication and food before the supplies went up in flames.
violent clashes took place on the bridge Francisco de Paula Santander, which connects Ureña in Venezuela and Cúcuta in Colombia.
At five o'clock on Saturday afternoon local time, 55 people reported injured. According to The Telegraph, had a young man among the other lost an eye, while another had been shot in the chest with buckshot.
Colombian authorities state a few hours later, that the number of injured stands at 285.
the UNITED states secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, condemns the attacks on civilians in Venezuela. It writes the foreign minister on Twitter on Saturday night.
- the UNITED states condemns the attacks on civilians in Venezuela committed by the Maduro thugs. These attacks have resulted in deaths and injuries, writes Pompeo.
Nicolas Maduro informed earlier Saturday that he interrupts all diplomatic relations with Colombia. He has thus given Colombian diplomats 24 hours to leave the country.
This writes the news agency Reuters.
the Venezuelan army has Maduro been ordered to prevent the humanitarian aid from reaching into Venezuela. The regime considers it to be a conspiracy, as the opposition's self-proclaimed president of the republic, Juan Guaidó, and the UNITED states have devised together. The purpose is to overthrow the Maduro, it is argued.
Venezuela's opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, will meet Monday with the US vice president, Mike Pence.
It informs the two the night of Sunday local time, according to several international news agencies.
the Meeting will take place in Colombia's capital, Bogotá, in parallel with a meeting of the so-called Lima Group.
the Lima Group was set up in august 2017 in Peru's capital, Lima, and aims to find a peaceful solution to the crisis in Venezuela. The group consists of 12 countries.