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Drones used in attempted assassination

Robotics development: On Aug. 4, two explosions occurred at a military parade in Caracas, the capital of Venezuela. Attending the parade was Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro. The explosions were apparently the result of two drones that carried the bombs and detonated them during the parade.

Geopolitical significance: The attempted assassination on Maduro reflects the rapid emergence of drones as a weapon. This isn’t the first time that drones have been used to get near a head of state.

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