Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says he has survived an assassination attempt involving explosive drones.

Mr 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.

Mr Maduro has blamed Colombia for the attack – something denied by Bogota as a “baseless” accusation.

Seven soldiers were injured, and several people were later arrested, the Venezuelan authorities said.

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