Local April 23, 2013 | 11:19 am

Police colonel killed by gunshot in State University protest(Update)

Santo Domingo. – Apolice colonel who was shot once in the face has died and an agent and a student were hurt Tuesday morning during demonstrations at the Santo Domingo State University (UASD), to protest the death of a man in a strike at the central city of San Francisco de Macoris.

Unidentified attackers had injured colonel Julian Suarez with one shot to the face and was taken to the UCE Medical Center, while the corporal Rafael Batista was hit by a stone in one hand.

Suarez remained laying on the sidewalk for 15 minutes until companions whisked him away in the back of a police vehicle, and taken to the hospital.

The leftist group Wide Popular Struggle Front (FALPO) reportedly headed the attacks, prompting UASD authorities to suspend classes at the Bonao and San Francisco de Macoris campuses.

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