Venezuelans fleeing to Colombia accuse soldiers of abuses

By Luis Jaime Acosta ARAUQUITA MUNICIPALITY (Reuters) – Venezuelans fleeing to Colombia to escape clashes between the Venezuelan military and irregular armed groups have accused soldiers of abuses, including killing civilians. The flow of thousands of refugees began on Sunday after Venezuela’s National Bolivarian Armed Forces launched an offensive against illegal armed groups in La Victoria, a municipality in Venezuela’s Apure border province. Those fleeing accused members of the Venezuelan military of committing abuses, including detaining and killing civilians, as well as looting and burning…

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