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Friday, 26 August 2016 - 10:11
Bolivian deputy interior minister 'beaten to death by striking miners' during protests over laws
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A Bolivian politician has been beaten to death by striking miners after being kidnapped, local media reported.

Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes is believed to have been abducted and tortured after he went to talk to protesters on Thursday in Panduro, around 100 miles from the capital La Paz.

The 56-year-old's death has not been officially confirmed.

Bolivian state prosecutor Ramiro Guerrero said: "We still have not confirmed the situation of this official, if he is alive or deceased."
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