The deadly attack against civilians, the first since the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, pointed out the relief which, inter alia, the united states sent to the border as an attempt to intervene militarily in Venezuela.
on Thursday to close the border to Brazil in an attempt to stop the emergency relief.
According to the Washington Post, and the brazilian O Globo incident occurred at 6.30 o'clock on Friday morning local time when a militärkonvoj approached a temporary border control organised by a group of residents from the village of Kumarakapay.
When the villagers tried to block the convoy's progress by standing in front of the opened two of the soldiers fire. A man and a woman were killed and at least twelve others were injured. The injured were taken to hospital in Brazil since the venezuelan guards opened the border for the ambulances.
it was the soldiers of the national guard who opened fire.
the united states quickly went out and condemned the killings, and Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó wrote in a post on Twitter a message directly to the military:
”To the soldiers: between today and tomorrow, you are going to determine how now want to be remembered. We know that you are with people, you have made it clear to us. In the morning, you can show it.”
on Friday, the united states to use hjälpleveransen to Venezuela as a pretext for a military intervention against president Nicolás Maduro. According to the AFP news agency describes Moscow the united states's actions as ”a dangerous provocation” and pro-government Pravda writes that the united states is trying to destabilize the world.
Chile has sent humanitarian aid to the limit, but it is uncertain if help is going to wear out on Saturday.
For the inhabitants of Venezuela, it is about the food for the day. Also on the border with Colombia testify to people about the lack of food, medicines and other supplies.
In Cúcuta, in Colombia, only 300 metres from Venezuela, british billionaire Richard Branson mounted a huge stage where some of the Spanish speaking world's top performers will play to collect money.
had almost a hundred thousand people gathered in front of the security perimeters to välgörenhetsgalan Venezuela Aid Life. Many in the audience coming from Venezuela.
" We want to show that we want help from the united states. We have no food, no medications. Maduro must let us take part of the aid delivered, " says 17-year-old Yuletzy Sarmiento.
the Concert has received the Nicolás Maduro to react. On Friday announced the Venezuelan government that it will organize a similar concert on the other side of the border on Saturday and Sunday.
Richard Branson says he hopes to collect about 100 million dollars to the people of Venezuela.