Was the Maduro drone attack a fake?

Unexplained anomalies about the alleged attack on the Venezuelan President, ranging from the drone and type of explosive used, plus doubts over the video of the drama and speed in which six suspects were arrested suggest it could have been staged

August 9, 2018 2:50 PM (UTC+8)
A screen grab from a video released by Venezuelan TV shows President Nicolas Maduro, his wife Cilia Flores and military leaders reacting to a loud bang during a ceremony to celebrate the National Guard in Caracas on August 4. Maduro was unharmed, but not everyone is convinced it was a bid to kill him. Photo: AFP / Venezuelan TV
A screen grab from a video released by Venezuelan TV shows President Nicolas Maduro, his wife Cilia Flores and military leaders reacting to a loud bang during a ceremony to celebrate the National Guard in Caracas on August 4. Maduro was unharmed, but not everyone is convinced it was a bid to kill him. Photo: AFP / Venezuelan TV