* Group of military officials stole arms from a National Guard outpost in Venezuela
* Series of videos have appeared on social media with armed men in military fatigues saying they won’t recognise President Nicolas Maduro’s government
* Venezuela’s military has claimed the mutinous soldiers have been arrested
A group of Venezuelan soldiers have been arrested after stealing weapons and calling for a couple against President Nicolas Maduro on social media.
The military officials stole arms from a National Guard outpost after a sergeant had called for the removal of the country’s leader.
The armed forces said that it had captured all those involved in what it described as ‘treasonous’ acts motivated by ‘obscure interests tied to the far right.’
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WNU Editor: As the crisis in Venezuela worsens, this is not going to be the last mutiny attempt.
Venezuela puts down mutiny by national guard unit — AP
Venezuela says rogue officers captured, military bases under control — Reuters
Venezuela ‘foils national guard rebellion’ against Maduro — BBC
Venezuela puts down mutiny by national guard unit — Miami Herald
Venezuela says rogue officers captured, military bases under control — SCMP
Video shows Venezuela sergeant demanding Maduro’s removal — Al Jazeera
Armed Venezuelan soldiers detained in Caracas for trying to stage ‘uprising’ against Maduro — RT