HORRIFYING footage shows the moment two police officers are mowed down and killed by a hijacked bus in Venezuela, The Sun reports. Protesters stole the vehicle and smashed into a group of riot police in San Cristobal. Officers Nicolle Perez, 21, and Otto Marquez, 25, were killed instantly.
Masked men seized the bus and targeted a police barricade. They later abandoned the bus and fled. At least 31 protesters were arrested said Tachira Secretary of Public Security Ramon Cabeza. Jose Vielma Mora, Tachira Governor, condemned the deaths as a ‘criminal act’ and vowed to catch those responsible.
According to Venezuelan media, several public buses were stolen by masked men from San Cristobal station this morning.