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18 Killed as Venezuela Army Takes Control of Wildcat Mine

At least 18 people were killed at an illegal gold mine in southern Venezuela during clashes with security forces looking to take control of the area, an official said Sunday. The confrontation was confirmed to The Associated Press by an army officer who spoke on the condition of anonymity because he was not allowed to discuss the operation. He said it broke out Saturday when the army travelled to the Cicapra mine after receiving information that an armed gang was threatening wildcat...

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