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The Latest: Doctors treating Venezuela protest injuries

Venezuela protest: The director of a medical center in Venezuela’s capital says doctors are treating 50 patients injured during street skirmishes.

Venezuelan media is reporting that dozens of people were injured in Caracas today after the attempted mutiny against Maduro. The Efecto Cocuyo website says at least 69 people were taken to hospital two of them having received gunshot wounds.

Salud Chacao director Maggia Santi said Tuesday that 30 of those injured were shot with rubber bullets. Another 16 sustained bodily trauma, three reported difficulty breathing and one was shot with a firearm.

She said doctors have sufficient supplies to treat the injured, in part due to recent donations by organizations including the Red Cross.

Protesters are clashing with forces loyal to President Nicolás Maduro after opposition leader Juan Guaidó called for a military uprising and mass demonstration.

The individual injured by gunfire is reported to be stable.

Military vehicle drives into Venezuela protesters:

A shocking scene unfolded outside La Carlota military base Tuesday as a military vehicle appeared to run over several protesters.

Hundreds of demonstrators in Caracas have confronted military vehicles on a road outside La Carlota airbase. One of the vehicles fired a water cannon at protesters crowded.

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