5 other folks were killed in violent clashes in Bolivia after safety forces opened hearth on supporters of the previous president.
Evo Morales had stepped down following allegations of electoral fraud within the 20 October presidential election that he claimed to have received.
He resigned following national protests over suspected vote-rigging.
An Organisation of American States audit of the vote discovered in style irregularities.
Morales has denied there was once fraud.
The ones demonstrating declare that police fired when protesters, together with farmers who subsidized Mr Morales, attempted to pass an army checkpoint.
Offended protesters, together with family of the sufferers, collected on the web site of the assaults and may well be heard chanting: “Civil struggle, now!”
Witnesses stated that they noticed a number of lifeless our bodies and greater than 20 individuals who were injured being rushed to medical institution coated in blood.
Those that died or had been injured in Sacaba, within the centre of the rustic, most commonly suffered bullet wounds, with a medical institution director pronouncing it is the worst violence he has observed in 30 years.
Mr Morales, who’s these days beneath asylum in Mexico, tweeted describing the occasions as a “bloodbath”, and stated that meantime president Jeanine Anez is a dictator.
He added: “Now they’re killing our brothers in Sacaba, Cochabamba”.
Ms Anez had up to now stated that Mr Morales may just face criminal motion for election fraud if he returned to the rustic, and be blocked from participating in contemporary elections.
She proclaimed herself the chief of Bolivia, after claiming that everybody else within the line of succession after Mr Morales, had resigned.
On the other hand, Mr Morales argues that he stays the rustic’s president, because of the Bolivia’s legislature no longer but approving his resignation.
The ombudsman’s place of job in Bolivia stated it “regretted” the joint army and police operation within the nation, and has referred to as at the meantime management to research whether or not safety forces had acted throughout the charter, in addition to international protocols on human rights.
“We categorical our alarm and fear over the results of an try to prevent an indication by way of coca leaf growers from coming into the town of Cochabamba,” it stated.
Presidency Minister Jerjes Justiniano has referred to as for discussion between both sides concerned within the war, including that he believes army guns had been used.