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COLOMBIA, Cucuta : Colombians deported from Venezuela who returned for some of their belongings and crossed them through the bordering Tachira river, walk near Cucuta, on the Colombian side, on August 25, 2015. Over a thousand Colombians “who did not have any type of identification” had been deported since Friday, according to the governor of the Venezuelan state of Tachira, Jose Gregorio Vielma. On August 21 Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro indefinitely closed his country’s border with Colombia and declared a state of emergency in part of the frontier region following an attack on Wednesday that wounded four people. AFP PHOTO/ LUIS ACOSTA