Hundreds of people have been injured as troops clash with protesters on the Venezuelan border.
The government is refusing to allow trucks carrying aid to cross the border from Colombia.
Opposition leaders say supplies should be allowed to enter the country.
It’s believed more than 60 soldiers have deserted their posts in support of the protests.
The most serious violence took place at Cucuta on the Venezuela-Colombia border. From there, Sky’s Cordelia Lynch reports.
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