MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Venezuela will hold National Assembly elections on December 6.
“Assassinated at 7:30pm Luis Manuel Díaz sec gen [Secretary General] AD Altagracia de Orituco [located in Guarico state],” AD National Secretary General Henry Ramos Allup said via Twitter, adding that the regional leader was shot dead by armed gangs from a vehicle.
Henry Ramos Allup suggested on Twitter that the assassination of his party’s regional leader was organized by PSUV.
Opinion polls conducted last month placed the opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) coalition, of which AD is a member, ahead of PSUV by a margin of 40 percent.
Full article: Venezuela Opposition Leader Shot Dead Ahead of Elections – Democratic Party (Sputnik News)