CNNVenezuela makes six arrests in alleged Maduro assassination attemptCNN(CNN) Six people have been arrested after Saturday’s apparent assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, the nation’s interior minister said on national TV. Maduro survived the assault after several drones .
The Venezuelan president’s reaction to an apparent assassination bid prompts fears of a new crackdown.
We’ve heard reports of commercial UAVs helping to deliver drugs to prisoners, survey potential robbery locations, spy on people, and even disrupt an FBI hostage raid, but this could be the first time they’ve been used in an assassination attempt on a country’s leader.
Footage shows Venezuela’s president looking up and dozens of soldiers running. He later blamed Colombia for the incident.
NPRVenezuelan Officials Say President Nicolás Maduro Is Unharmed After Drone ‘Attack’NPRUpdated at 11:03 p.m. ET