Bodyguards die to protect! Venezuelan president escapes bomb drone assassination attack

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Bodyguards die to protect! Venezuelan president escapes bomb drone assassination attack

2018-08-05 20:25:10 33 ℃
On the morning of August 5th, Beijing time, the "81st Anniversary Celebration of the Establishment of the Venezuelan National Guard" in Caracas, the capital of Venezuela, was interrupted due to an emergency. The Venezuelan President Maduro, who is speaking, was "assassished" by several drones filled with explosives. Venezuela’s Minister of Information and Communications Rodriguez has confirmed that “Maduro himself is safe and sound”, calling it an “attack attempt”. Venezuelan Minister of Information and Communications Rodriguez said that the attack was stopped in time, but seven National Guard personnel were injured at the scene. Photos on social media show Maduro's bodyguards protect Maduro with black bulletproof panels and even umbrellas. Another photo shows that an officer was injured in the head, bleeding, and was taken away by a group of people. The NTN24 television station in Colombia quoted Venezuelan famous journalist Roman Camacho as saying that the suspected assassination of the country’s President Maduro may be carried out using drones carrying C4 explosives. A Venezuelan local public told Reuters that he had witnessed the situation and heard two huge explosions. Venezuelan government officials called the drone attack "terrorist attack". When the incident occurred, the live TV signal was interrupted. The scene was chaotic and the crowd began to run. The soldiers on the scene worked hard to protect President Maduro. Maduro was born in 1962 and served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela. On December 8, 2012, he was declared successor by former Venezuelan President Chavez. On April 14, 2013, Maduro won the general election and became the Venezuelan president. On May 20, 2018, the Venezuelan National Election Commission announced that the current President Maduro won the presidential election again. However, unfortunately, Venezuela is experiencing one of the largest economic disasters in the history of the world, and prices are rising uncontrollably every day. The International Monetary Fund pointed out that Venezuela is "falling into a major economic and social crisis" and the inflation rate will hit 1000000% by the end of the year.