Incident: Temple of Our Lady of Fatima attacked by the GNB

General Information
Title: Temple of Our Lady of Fatima attacked by the GNB
Country: Venezuela
State/Province: Táchira
City: *Other Address
Other Address: Barrio Sucre
Date of Incident: 2019-05-01
Security Level: Public
Our Lady of Fatima parish church was attacked by the Bolivarian National Guard when a mass was held. The incident left at least one religious wounded, after two armed motorists stormed the precinct, followed by "a horde of 40 National Guards" who threw tear gas.
Nature of Incidents
Killings: 0
(Attempts) to destroy, vandalize or desecrate places of worship or religious buildings: 1
Closed places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Arrests/detentions: 0
Sentences: 0
Abductions: 0
Sexual assaults/harassment: 0
Forced marriages: 0
Other forms of attack (physical or mental abuse) 1
Attacked houses/property of faith adherents: 0
Attacked shops, businesses or institutions of faith adherents: 0
Forced to leave home: 0
Forced to leave country: 0
Non-physical violence : 0
Responsible Actor Category
Responsible Actor Name: Bolivarian National Guard
Responsible actor category: Government officials
Religion of Victim(s)
Religion of victim(s): Christian (not specified)
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