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Post-vote Venezuela turns violent

Maduro blames deaths on Capriles and his recount demand

Posted: April 17, 2013 at 3:50 a.m.

Government "Chavista" supporters burn an election poster of opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles in Los Teques, on the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, April 16, 2013.  President-elect Nicolas Maduro is blaming Capriles for seven deaths that the government says occurred in post-election unrest. The government has provided names of some people it says have been killed by opposition activists but has provided no evidence. Capriles is demanding a vote-by-vote recount of Sunday's presidential election. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Government "Chavista" supporters burn an election poster of opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles in Los Teques, on the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, April 16, 2013. President-elect Nicolas Maduro is blaming Capriles for seven deaths that the government says occurred in post-election unrest. The government has provided names of some people it says have been killed by opposition activists but has provided no evidence. Capriles is demanding a vote-by-vote recount of Sunday's presidential election. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

CARACAS, Venezuela — President-elect Nicolas Maduro and his opposition rival traded accusations Tuesday over blame for post-election violence that the government said had caused seven deaths and 61 injuries across Venezuela.

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