Paraguay opposition leader shot dead by police

Paraguay's interior minister and police chief have been fired following the killing of a young opposition party leader during protests on Friday night.

    Paraguay's interior minister and police chief have been fired following the killing of a young opposition party leader during protests on Friday night.

    Rodrigo Quintana, 25, was shot at his party headquarters in Asuncion, a short distance away from the Congress building which was earlier set on fire by protesters.

    Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports.


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