Against the leader of the Venezuelan opposition, Juan Guaido and 70 people in military uniform were used tear gas, reports Free News, citing an eyewitness from the scene.
This is happening near the air base of La Carlota in the Venezuelan capital Caracas. That there was a group of the risen military, earlier the Minister of information of Venezuela Jorge Rodriguez reported. According to him, the authorities are taking steps to suppress the coup attempt.
The Venezuelan Defense Ministry confirmed the loyalty of the army to the current government.
On April 30, Guido in a video recorded surrounded by people in uniform called on the military to revolt and overthrow President Nicolas Maduro. The politician said that the army took his side, and called what is happening “the final phase of operation “Liberty.” Together with Guido on video appeared influential opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, who was under arrest; he argues that the military freed him.