Attack on Supreme Court – level 3

05-07-2017 07:00

The moment that Venezuela’s Supreme Court was attacked by grenades that were dropped from a helicopter was caught on camera. People could also hear shots during the attack that was carried out by an anti-government police officer.

The attackers released a video saying that they had two choices – they could be judged tomorrow by their consciences and the people, or they could begin to free their people from the corrupt government. They said that they were warriors of God and that their mission was to live to serve their people. They concluded by shouting, ‘Long live Venezuela!’.

No injuries were reported in the attack, but President Nicolás Maduro called it an act of terror, adding that this was the kind of armed escalation that he had been denouncing. The incident protesting the political and economic crisis is one of many in the country recently.

Difficult words: launch (start), conscience (a person’s moral sense of right and wrong), denounce (publicly declare to be wrong or evil).

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