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Photo Story: Freestyle BMX takes over gun violence in Caracas

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Venezuelan BMX athlete Daniel Dhers in action during a visit to the Cota 905 neighbourhood in Caracas, Venezuela.

 The Caracas neighbourhood known as Cota 905, which a month ago was the focus of clashes and shootings by armed gangs, was the scene of a freestyle BMX exhibition headed by the Venezuelan Olympic medallist Daniel Dhers, who seeks to promote the sport in the country.

Photo: EPA-EFE/Rayner Pena