Venezuelan newspaper suffers third attack with grenade explosion

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  • October 8, 2012

By Isabela Fraga

One bystander was injured when a grenade exploded at the headquarters of the newspaper Nuevo Día in the state of Falcón, Venezuela, reported the newspaper El Universal.

The attack was the third on the newspaper's offices, according to La Patilla. The newspaper's editor in chief, Zully Jiménez, said that there were around 15 people in the building when the bomb went off, according to the website Sexto Poder, but no one inside was hurt.

According to Nuevo Día, a man wearing a baseball cap threw the grenade when he walked in front of the building. Police have not yet investigated the crime.

Note from the editor: This story was originally published by the Knight Center’s blog Journalism in the Americas, the predecessor of LatAm Journalism Review.

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