The Minister of defense of Venezuela Vladimir Padrino Lopez announced the arrest of organizers of an attack on a military base Fuerte Pharamacy located in the city of Valencia. The official wrote in his Twitter.
“Inform the Venezuelan people that with decisive action the security organs had been arrested the performers and organizers of armed attack on the armored brigade. The arrest took place in Caracas,” wrote Lopez.
The official stressed that the way was dealt “a crushing blow at the fascist terrorism”.
The attack occurred Sunday morning, August 6.
Shortly 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.