Mastermind behind assassination attempt on Venezuela's Maduro reveals how he ...

Mastermind behind last year's assassination attempt on Venezuela's Maduro reveals how he used a drone bought online fitted with hand grenades in a plot hatched at a rural farmhouse in Colombia Arranged by a group of Venezuelan Army defectors and others, source tells CNN  Anonymous organizer even claimed that he met with US officials after the attack  'They wanted to get information and then we asked for things in return', he says The group said to have prepared with practice flying runs on a farm in Colombia Video shows them in rural spot trying to hit fake targets ahead of the attack  Venezuela has plunged into deeper political chaos in wake of the 2018 incident 

By Lauren Fruen For Dailymail.com

Published: 17:29 GMT, 15 March 2019 | Updated: 18:00 GMT, 15 March 2019

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One of the masterminds behind an attack on Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro claims to have used an online-bought drone fitted with hand grenades in a plot planned at a rural farmhouse in Colombia, according to reports.  

The organizer of the attack spoke anonymously to CNN, telling the network: 'We have tried every peaceful and democratic way to bring an end to this tyranny that itself as democracy. 

'We have friends who are in custody, tortured. This was a hard decision.'

Footage appears to show those behind the attack taking the drones - bought over the web from the United States - on test runs in rural Colombia. 

Video provided by the perpetrator shows the group flying the drones at green gazebo targets during the day and night. 

It also shows them trying to read instructions in Chinese on the drone packaging and building the bomb. 

Amid an idyllic backdrop the group try to fly the drones high before sending them down low. The devices would later be dismantled and taken into Venezuela.

Footage appears to show those behind the attack aiming the drones at gazebo targets

Footage appears to show those behind the attack aiming the drones at gazebo targets

The perpetrators prepared by flying the drone day and night, according to the footage

The perpetrators prepared by flying the drone day and night, according to the footage 

The online bought devices would later be 'dismantled and taken into Venezuela for the attack'

The online bought devices would later be 'dismantled and taken into Venezuela for the attack'

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