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In photos: A pro-government group burst into Venezuela's National Assembly

National Guard stood by as Venezuelan legislators were bloodied in storming of Congress by government supporters.

Por: Univision
Publicado: 05 Jul | 04:59 PM EDT
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Opposition deputies fought with so-called Chavista 'colectivos,' a pro-government quasi-militia.
Foto: Fernando Llano/Ap | Univision
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Government supporters entered the National Assembly building after Venezuela's Vice President, Tarek El Aissami, led a solemn session to mark the country's 206th anniversary of independence from Spain. Foto: JUAN BARRETO/Getty Images | Univision
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Opposition lawmaker José Guerra alleged some of the attackers were armed with guns. Foto: Fernando Llano/Ap | Univision
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Opposition deputy Américo de Grazia, was wounded by supporters of President Nicolás Maduro after entering the National Assembly. Foto: Fernando Llano/Ap | Univision
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Opposition deputy Franco Casella is attacked by supporters of of the government of President Nicolás Maduro. Foto: Fernando Llano/Ap | Univision
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Workers at the National Assembly also came under attack from government supporters. Foto: Fernando Llano/Ap | Univision
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A government supporters falls to the ground during a fight with opposition legislators in the National Assembly. July 5, 2017 Foto: CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS/Reuters | Univision
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Opposition deputies Luis Stefanelli and Leonardo Regnault, after government supporters attacked the Congress on Wednesday (July 5, 2017) Foto: CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS/Reuters | Univision
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Pro-government activists try to break through the doors of parliament. The corridor that leads to the Chamber of Sessions was stained with blood after the brawl.
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A wounded government supporter tries to leave the National Assembly building. Foto: CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS/Reuters | Univision
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Opposition deputy Juan Requesens posted this photo on Twitter, and wrote: "Peace??? This is the result of their hate and ambition. They are murderers." Foto: @JuanRequesens/Twitter | Univision
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Opposition legislator Luis Stefanelli helps a government supporters wounded in fighting between rival political supporters. Foto: CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS/Reuters | Univision
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As many as five opposition deputies with the MUD (Table of Democratic Unity) were injured, according to the National Assembly president, Julio Borges. Foto: Fernando Llano/Ap | Univision
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The first vice president of the House of Deputies, Freddy Guevara, accused the National Guard of failing to protect the Congress, and "permitting" the attack. Foto: CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS/Reuters | Univision
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A masked pro-government activist kicks out at opposition legislator Franco Casella. Foto: Fernando Llano/Ap | Univision
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A National Assembly worker receives medical attention.
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This pro-government supporters was briefly detained by National Guards and later freed. Foto: Fernando Llano/Ap | Univision