Brazil: Venezuelan migrants run for the hills after border town attacks

Residents in the border town of Pacaraima reportedly attacked Venezuelans migrants, forcing them to flee back to their home country as shown in footage filmed on Saturday. A demonstration in protest against the growing Venezuelan population in the border town took a violent turn as residents attacked and destroyed migrants’ shelters and belongings, even forcing some to run over the border in the... Еще foothills. The attacks came after a local tradesman was allegedly beaten up and robbed by a Venezuelan. While police are yet to identify the culprit, forces from Rio have been deployed to Pacaraima in order to bring the situation under control.

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