A young man was injured in the event. According to workers from the well-known trade, the thugs were traveling, as usual, on a motorcycle when they threw the grenade.
A fragmentary grenade was thrown at the Cow butcher shop, located on 5 de Julio Avenue. It is known of a wounded by the facts. Authorities arrived at the site to begin investigations into the case.
The outbreak generated alarm and caused panic among those present in the business, located in one of the busiest commercial areas in the capital of Zulia. Several vehicles that were parked were partially damaged by the grenade shards.
The injured, unofficially revealed, works at the Western Discount Bank, a bank that runs the well-known butcher shop, where it also operates a restaurant, was transferred to a health center to receive medical attention, especially in the left leg, which had a wound.
According to workers from the well-known trade, the thugs were traveling, as usual, on a motorcycle when they threw the grenade.
Several businesses in Maracaibo, Cabimas, Lagunillas and La Cañada de Urdaneta have been the target of terrorist attacks with explosive devices and their owners have reported being victims of extortion by structured organized crime groups (Gedo), as described by the police authorities and military.
The most recent attack with explosives took place on Sunday, November 15, when in La Cañada they also threw a grenade in a supermarket, where three people were injured.
Five months ago, on June 6, a similar event also occurred on Avenida 5 de Julio, in La Ruzería, a supermarket located near the Padre Claret church.