Thousands flee to Colombia before Venezuela strike, vote

More Venezuelans are crossing the border into Colombia before a strike called by the opposition and an election called by the government.

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    More Venezuelans are crossing the border into Colombia in advance of a strike called by the opposition and an election called by the government.

    Basic supplies are running low, and some people say they may not return if the situation worsens.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Matheson reports.


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