Demonstrators clash with riot security forces in Caracas. A VN-4 armoured personnel carrier, made by China’s defence conglomerate China North Industries Group Corp, or Norinco is in the foreground. Photo: Reuters

Venezuela defends purchase of Chinese riot-control gear after more than 70 deaths in street protests

Opposition criticised foreign sales of non-lethal security equipment, funds that should be spent on food and medicine

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Demonstrators clash with riot security forces in Caracas. A VN-4 armoured personnel carrier, made by China’s defence conglomerate China North Industries Group Corp, or Norinco is in the foreground. Photo: Reuters
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