Tuesday, February 17, in the result of an attempt of seizure and arson of the city hall of the Bolivian city of El Alto six people were killed, more than 10 injuries and poisoning by combustion products.
As RIA Novosti reported with reference to TV channel Televisa, past the city hall there was a usual demonstration with the requirement to improve the operations of various state institutions, suddenly a group of people rushed into the building and began to trash it, then it was set on fire.
The mayor of El Alto Soledad capeton the accused in the incident supporters of Edgar the Pathans – the ex-mayor, is now sitting in jail.
El Alto has traditionally been a stronghold of Pro-government forces and sympathized with the President Evo Morales, however, in the last election the mayor went to the opposition.
Unrest in El Alto are at the end of the campaign of Morales before the Sunday referendum in which residents of the country must decide whether it has the right once, fourth once, to stand as a candidate in the presidential election of 2019.