Venezuela state TV says political unrest claims sixth victim

by Reuters
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 22:57 GMT

CARACAS, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Venezuelan state television said on Wednesday that a woman died after an ambulance taking her to hospital was blocked by opposition protesters in Caracas, bring to six the number of fatalities in a week of political unrest.

VTV said the victim, the mother of a VTV employee, was being rushed to hospital when she suffered a heart attack as her ambulance became stuck in gridlock created by anti-government protesters blocking roads. (Reporting by Diego Ore, writing by Daniel Wallis; editing by G Crosse)