“They’re hunting. The people are hungry!” says the narrator of the video, who filmed the incident from his car. Lawmaker Paparoni said some 300 animals were believed to have been killed. “They knocked down the gates and looted flour, rice, cooking oil, cooking gas,” said Urdaneta. “The police and the National Guard tried to control the situation by giving out what was left.” Nicolas Maduro’s government accuses political opponents and foreign powers of trying to foment a social uprising against him by stoking inflation and hoarding food IN Venezuela.