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Venezuelan president survives drone assassination

Tehran, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro survived twin explosions, international media reported on Saturday.

The Venezuelan President was attacked by drones when he was delivering a speech in a military gathering in Caracas.

The video recorded at the moment of the attack depict soldiers running away while the President looks shocked.

Reports said two explosive drones went off near the President stand, injuring seven soldiers.

President Maduro has accused his Colombian counterpart of plotting to kill him. There have also been some reports that that an opposition group has been behind the aborted assassination.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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