Dozens of supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro broke into the National Assembly, controlled by the opposition.
The incident occurred on Wednesday, July 5 independence Day Venezuela. During the riots, at least eight people, including MPs and journalists, were injured.
As reported by the news service of the BBC, the riots began when Maduro spoke at a military parade on the occasion of independence Day. Vice-President of Venezuela, Tarek El-Aissami suddenly arrived in the National Assembly with the Ministers and armed forces chief Vladimir Padrino Lopez.
El Aissami made a speech in which he urged supporters of the authorities to come and Express his support. In the end, the crowd first, few hours protested outside the Parliament building, and then broke into his territory.
In the last three months, throughout Venezuela held a protest of the opposition. Demonstrations accompanied by collisions with police, during which dozens of people were killed. The government and the opposition accuse each other of escalating violence.