Caracas, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

said he has survived an assassination attempt involving explosive

drones.

Maduro was speaking at a military event in Caracas when the

alleged attack occurred.

Live footage of his speech shows the president suddenly

looking upwards – startled – and dozens of soldiers running away.

Seven soldiers were injured, and several people were later

arrested, the Venezuelan authorities said, the BBC reported.

Source: Oman News Agency