Maduro: a group of Oscar Perez was going to attack a foreign Embassy
TASS, January 16. Neutralized by Venezuelan authorities, an armed group led by officer Oscar Perez had intended to detonate a car bomb at the foreign Embassy.
This was announced on Monday, the President of the Bolivarian Republic, Nicolas Maduro, speaking to the Constitutional Assembly in the capital, Caracas.
“Those who passed the training [for the attacks], admitted this before the court, said Maduro. We learned that they had prepared a car bomb to blow it up near the Embassy dear and respected country.” According to the head of state performers had been promised that they will be able to take refuge in Colombia.
According to the interior Ministry of Venezuela, a group of Peres on Monday was neutralized, some of its members were destroyed, several people were arrested. Accurate information about the number of killed members of the group and the fate of the Peres officially was not made public. In the collision, according to the statement, the interior Ministry, were killed two police officers and five were seriously injured.
In June, former inspector General of the Corps of scientific, penal and forensic studies Oscar Perez staged the shelling of buildings of the Supreme court and the interior Ministry in Caracas from the helicopter, no one was hurt. In December, the rebel officer took responsibility for the seizure of the Venezuelan army barracks in the state of Miranda. He headed the group managed to take about 25 rifles and several pistols, information about the victims of their actions was not made public.