New footage reportedly casts doubt over the Trump administration's claim that Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro torched a U.S. convoy of humanitarian aid, The New York Times reports. Unpublished footage obtained by The Times reportedly suggests that a Molotov cocktail thrown by an anti-government protester was the most likely trigger for the blaze. At one point in the video a homemade explosive is hurled toward police who were blocking the aid trucks from getting through, but a lit rag separates from the bottle, flying toward the aid truck instead, according to the report. Half a minute later, that truck is said to be shown going up in flames. Vice President Mike Pence had earlier blamed Maduro for the blaze, writing that “the tyrant in Caracas danced” as his men “burned food & medicine,” and the State Department released a video stating that Maduro had ordered the trucks burned.
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