Venezuelan protester dies from bullet wound, 5th fatality of unrest

by Reuters
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 17:15 GMT

CARACAS, Feb 19 (Reuters) - A 22-year-old student from the central city of Valencia died on Wednesday after being shot in the head during an anti-government demonstration, her family said, the fifth victim of unrest in Venezuela.

Genesis Carmona, who was studying tourism and was also a local beauty queen, was shot during a demonstration in Valencia on Tuesday, relatives told Reuters. (Reporting by Deisy Buitrago; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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