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Venezuela's pro-Maduro assembly strips immunity from drone 'attack' accused

AFP  |  Caracas 

A super-legislative body loyal to Venezuelan today stripped immunity from two opposition lawmakers accused of being behind a weekend drone "assassination" attack on the leader.

The measure against Julio Borges, an exiled deputy who used to be the of the opposition-controlled legislature, and Juan Requesens, arrested overnight, was "approved unanimously," said the of the Constituent Assembly, Diosdado Cabello.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 02:50 IST