WATCH: Venezuelan President Maduro Targeted By Attempted Drone Attack During Military Speech


Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was the target of an attempted drone attack during his speech at a military rally on Saturday night, which set of explosives nearby.

The New York Times reported that Venezuelan officials said Maduro was unharmed in the attempted attack.

Footage of the speech, circulated on social media, showed Maduro delivering a speech before the sound cuts out, and those on the stage duck. A camera then shows soldiers running from in a square, before the footage cuts completely.

According to Patricia Laya, Bloomberg News’s Venezuela Bureau Chief, the feed cut after an explosion was heard near the stage.

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This story is breaking and will be updated.

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