Venezuela:Security personnel attacks Supreme court using a chopper



    Venezuela:Security personnel attacks Supreme court using a chopper

    June 28, Caracas: A helicopter  apparently tried to bomb Venezuela's Supreme Court in what President Nicolas Maduro called a "terrorist attack".

    An army officer  whho had previously condemend the took a police helicopter and flew it over the capital, Caracas, 
    Footage on social media shows a helicopter circling over the city before a loud bang is heard.The officer believed to have seized the aircraft has issued a video statement condemning the government.There are no reports of anyone being killed or injured.

    Venezuela is in the grip of an economic and political crisis and there have been almost daily protests against Mr Maduro's leftist government.

    More than 70 people have been killed in protest-related violence since 1 April, according to the chief prosecutor's office.
    President Maduro said grenades had been dropped in the attack and he promised that security forces would capture those behind it.

    The Oslo Times International News Network

     
     

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