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27 Guardsmen Arrested Following Coup Attempt

January 22 2019


The Venezuelan government says it has foiled a coup by a group of National Guard troops, reports CNN. 

On Monday, a small group of guardsmen attacked an outpost in the Cotiza neighborhood, about 0.6 miles (1 km) from the president's Miraflores palace, reported Reuters. 

The attackers stole two military vehicles, weapons and kidnapped two officers and two other guardsmen, reported

The guardsmen hoped to steal more weapons and spark a wider insurrection, said...

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