BOGOTA, Colombia

The death toll in Bolivian rose to 10 after a protester died during mass demonstrations supporting former President Evo Morales, according to the Institute of Forensic Investigations (IDIF). 

A doctor told the media the victim was a 20-year-old male who died Wednesday when he was hit by a bullet in the head in the eastern town of Yapacani, Santa Cruz.

The IDIF Director Andres Flores said eight casualties were caused by a firearm projectiles.

Meanwhile, thousands of Morales supporters gathered in La Paz to show solidarity with the indigenous leader and reject opposition lawmaker Jeanine Anez’s proclamation as

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