Socialist Protesters Beat the Pulp Out Of Anti-Socialist Parliament Members on Live TV

Posted by moku 2019 years ago in War
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About 100 government supporters have burst into Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly, where they beat up several lawmakers.

Witnesses said the confrontation came after an assembly session to mark the country's Independence Day.

Military police guarding the site stood by as intruders brandishing sticks and pipes broke through the gate, AFP news agency said.

The government has vowed to investigate.

"I will not be complicit in acts of violence," said President Nicolás Maduro.

About 350 people were besieged for hours, including journalists, students and visitors, according to the assembly's speaker Julio Borges.

Mr Borges also named five of the lawmakers injured. Some were taken away for medical treatment, including Deputy Américo De Grazia, who was carried out on a stretcher.

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