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>> Nearly three months of civil unrest continues in Venezuela. Violent anti-government protests show no signs of stopping. Now, a man describing himself as a colleague and comrade of the country's president is asking for an investigation into the killing of his son. 22 year old David Vallenilla was shot at close range by a military police sergeant on Thursday, apparently with rubber bullets.
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That is youths trying to pull down the fence around an Air Force base in Caracas. Another teenager was killed on Monday, both times, soldiers were caught on camera pointing a gun at the demonstrators.
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llenilla's father said he had been President Maduro boss when he was a bus driver.
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Calling the political leader a friend, he asked him to open an inquiry adding that he'd met his son once when the boy was little. Demonstrators are demanding general elections to end 18 years of socialist rule in Venezuela. The government says the protests are an effort to violently remove the President from office backed by ideological adversaries in Washington.
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Since April, at least 75 people have been killed according to an official count.>>
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>> Maduro condemned the latest painful deaths, he ordered a nearly promoted general to make sure that nobody else falls.