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Gunmen shoot eleven people in Venezuela

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By Euronews
Gunmen shoot eleven people in Venezuela

In Venezuela 11 people have been killed including three teenagers by unidentified gunmen.

The attackers are said to have ordered the victims out of their homes before shooting them dead in the western Trujillo state on Saturday.

They then fled the scene in cars and motorcycles.

It’s thought the killings were gang related.
NGOs say the country’s crime rates are soaring as recession bites due to falling oil prices.

Last year, the Venezuelan Observatory of Violence group released its report for 2014, recording 24,980 violent deaths.

The government disputes the group’s findings, saying the rates are much lower.