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Five miners murdered in northern Brazil, could increase tensions with Venezuela

The murder of five Brazilian miners on the border with Venezuela could increase regional tensions between the two countries. The crime reportedly occurred on Sunday, August 7, and the bodies-four miners and a woman, allegedly the local cook, were taken to forensic medicine in Brasilia on Wednesday (10).

Witness statements from the scene indicate that a group of Venezuelan National Guard soldiers was responsible for the crime.

The crime occurred in the Constitución sector, in Cerro Delgado Chalbaud, in the municipality of Alto Orinoco in Amazonas, on the border between Brazil and Venezuela.

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