The Venezuelan government accused civilians and a deserter in the attack on the base

Vladimir Padrino Lopez

Responsibility for the attack on a military base in Venezuela carries a group of civilians. This statement, as RIA Novosti reported, was made Minister of defense Vladimir Padrino Lopez.

“This action was committed by a group of civilian criminals, which was a military form, and defected Lieutenant,” said he.

According to Lopez, part of the group was able to steal the weapon. “The state security service is now actively looking for,” he added.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the attack on the base, two people were killed and one was injured. “Ten attackers, two were killed with fire loyal to the homeland forces and wounded… one Of the ten attackers, nine civilian, and one of the defected Lieutenant,” he said.

Early Sunday morning, August 6, was attacked on a military base Fuerte Pharamacy located in the city of Valencia. Several people were detained.

Nezadolgo before the network has a video in which a small group of people dressed in military uniforms and armed with machine guns, announced the beginning of the uprising in the Northern state of Carabobo, where is located Valencia.

In a country with APR continuing unrest, victims of clashes have killed more than 100 people. This comes amid the standoff between Maduro and the opposition, which after the election belongs to the majority in Parliament. Strong dissatisfaction of the opposition and a number of countries called elections for a constituent Assembly (constituent Assembly), which seeks to develop amendments to the basic law.

The cause of the conflict was the deepest economic crisis in the country caused by the fall in world oil prices — the main export product.