Friday, August 26, 2016

Striking Miners Kill Deputy Minister In Bolivia

BBC: Bolivia minister killed by protesting miners

The Bolivian government says its deputy interior minister has been kidnapped and killed by striking miners.

Rodolfo Illanes and his bodyguard were seized earlier on Thursday at a roadblock in Panduro, south of La Paz, official said.

Interior Minister Carlos Romero said "all indications" were that Mr Illanes had been murdered in a "cowardly and brutal" attack.

Two miners also died from gunshot wounds during clashes with police.

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More News On Reports That Striking Miners Have Killed Bolivia's Deputy Interior Minister

Striking miners in Bolivia beat to death deputy minister who was trying to mediate -- FOX News
Officials: Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia -- AP
Bolivian miners lift roadblock after official beaten to death -- Reuters
Striking miners 'savagely beat' kidnapped Bolivian government minister to death after police kill two protesters -- Daily Mail
Striking Miners in Bolivia Have Killed the Country’s Deputy Interior Minister -- Time
Bolivian deputy prime minister beaten to death by striking miners. -- DW
Bolivian minister Rodolfo Illanes 'killed by miners' -- Al Jazeera
‘Brutal and cowardly murder’: Bolivia says minister beaten to death by striking miners -- RT

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