Opposition politicians in Venezuela have been attacked in the National Assembly in Caracas.
Opposition politicians in Venezuela have been attacked in the National Assembly in Caracas. MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

President's supporters attack

VIOLENT clashes erupted as rioters stormed Venezuela's National Assembly, leaving MPs injured and the country on the brink of civil war.

Blood was spattered on the walls after supporters of President Nicolas Maduro burst into Parliament while the Opposition was marking Independence Day.

Brandishing guns, the activists fired shots, threw stones and set off fireworks.

Photos show two Opposition politicians with blood on their faces.

Tension is high after three months of anti-government protests where 91 people have been killed in clashes with police. - The Sun



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