This Friday the Tactical Operations Unit, UTOP, of the department of Cochabamba, mutinied in its garrison, in the midst of the political and social crisis that Bolivia is going through after the elections of last October 20 questioned by the opposition and citizenship An alleged fraud. After 17 days of conflict, mobilizations and marches, an indefinite national strike, the closing of borders and after the death of 3 citizens and 346 injured nationwide, according to the ombudsman, the uniformed men rebelled on Friday in the Cochabamba city. Citizens and civic groups that are mobilized in the streets support the police riot in that city, while the Government of Evo Morales denounced an attempted coup d'etat holding “civic and opposition leaders” accountable and pointed to the president of the Pro Civic Committee Santa Cruz Fernando Camacho and the candidate of the political alliance of the Community Citizen, Carlos Mesa. Before reports of this and other warnings in Santa Cruz, Tarija and Sucre, Defense Minister Javier Zavaleta said that President Evo Morales ordered that there be no quartering and that the situation of the Armed Forces is normal.
Police riot reports in some cities in Bolivia
This Friday the Tactical Operations Unit, UTOP, of the department of Cochabamba, mutinied in its garrison, in the midst of the political and social crisis that Bolivia is going through after the…