Bolivia: 51 one police injured along with numerous civilians in clashes over territorial boundaries

Posted on November 17, 2012 • Filed under: Bolivia, Border Issues, Conflicts, Police/Military Activity

At least 51 members of the security forces and many civilians were injured in the clashes arising from a conflict of territorial boundaries in Bolivian region of Cochabamba and Santa Cruz. “The police were attacked with sticks and stones. There are 51, including chiefs and officers, injured, injuries of varying magnitude, “said Friday the police chief of the department of Cochabamba, Colonel Erwin Montaño.
The residents of the town of Colomi from Thursday kept locked the main road between Cochabamba and Santa Cruz in protest of an alleged change in the definition of a census area, developed by the National Institute of Statistics (INE), which be held next Wednesday. Read Article

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