Venezuelan leader says foes sabotaging power grid
CARACAS, Venezuela Interim President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday charged that allies of Venezuela's opposition are sabotaging the country's power grid ahead of this month's presidential election.
Maduro ordered the military to safeguard power stations across the country to prevent sabotage ahead of the April 14 vote pitting him against opposition leader Henrique Capriles.
"I have ordered the militarization of all the country's electricity facilities and elaboration of a special protection plan," Maduro told supporters at a campaign rally in the city of San Carlos.
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