Venezuelan army takes back protest-torn city

Army and police dismantle barricades in San Cristobal following operation to drive out anti-government protesters.

    The Venezuelan army has taken control of entire neighbourhoods in the western city of San Cristobal - which has been a central point of anti-government protests for a month and a half.

    Thousands of soldiers have cleared the streets of barricades erected by the demonstrators.

    Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from San Cristobal.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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