Starving Venezuelans Stop Livestock Truck, Steal Crates Of Chickens…

This disturbing footage shows a huge crowd of people stopping a lorry on the motorway to snatch live chickens from their crates inside

This disturbing footage shows a huge crowd of people stopping a lorry on the motorway to snatch live chickens from their crates inside

A shocking video lays bare the severe food crisis confronting Venezuela.

Food shortages in the South American country has meant people have resorted to desperate attempts to source their next meal.

In disturbing footage, a huge crowd of people can be seen stopping a lorry on the motorway to snatch live chickens from their crates inside.

Traffic comes to a standstill as dozens of hungry people sprint over to the truck to grab the birds out of their containers.

The incident has been held up as yet another example of the country’s economic crisis, where looting has become commonplace. 

It happened in the northern city of Tocuyito, T13 reported.

There have been calls for President Nicolas Maduro, a socialist, to step down because of the shortages. READ MORE