The usual diversion of tyrants? Or an offer someone refused?
(h/t Monica’s FB feed & commenter Tom),
Looks like the bribe went missing,
According to Stabroek News the civilians attacked, which are part of an illicit gold mining and smuggling network, failed to pay the soldiers a periodical fee in exchange for them turning a blind eye to illegal mining on Venezuelan territory.
Meanwhile someone had A rude awakening in Bonn .