>> Riot control turned deadly in Venezuela on Thursday. One person confirmed dead after protesters attacked the outside of an air base in Caracas, taking the death toll to 76 people killed by use of force in anti-government demonstrations that have gone on for months. According to an opposition lawmaker, a 22 year old was killed by rubber bullets at point blank range.
Reuters picture showed at least one soldier aiming a shot gun through the fence. A man is also seen collapsing before he was carried off by other protesters, though it's not clear if he's the one who died. The crowd attacked the air base after burning a truck and motorbike when security forces broke up a march toward the Attorney General's Office.
Witnesses say at least two others were taken to a hospital.>> They can hurt us, they can injure us, but they will never hurt our convictions, our dreams, our principles and our desire to change Venezuela. Our country deserves more than Nicolas Maduro>> Hundreds of thousands of protesters have been swarming Venezuela streets, brawling against the crackdown on the opposition, as well as food and medicine shortages and President Nicolás Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution.
Maduro claims the violence is part of a foreign plot overthrow his government.