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Photos: Street clashes in Venezuela as Juan Guaidó urges uprising

Clashes erupted in Venezuela Tuesday after opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets in an attempt to lead a military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro. Guaidó urged civilians and the armed forces to join a final push to topple Maduro in a video released early Tuesday.

See photos of the unfolding situation in Caracas.

With The Associated Press

An anti-government protester walks near a bus that
Photo Credit: AP / Fernando Llano

An anti-government protester walks near a bus that was set on fire by opponents of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during clashes between rebel and loyalist soldiers in Caracas on Tuesday. 

An anti-government protester, right, takes cover amid rebel
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An anti-government protester, right, takes cover amid rebel troops who are rising up against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, on an overpass outside La Carlota military base in Caracas on Tuesday. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed troops early Tuesday.

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting president Juan
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Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting President Juan Guaidó in Caracas on Tuesday.

An opposition demonstrator looks at an armoured vehicle
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An opposition demonstrator looks at an armored vehicle in flames during clashes with soldiers loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after troops joined opposition leader Juan Guaidó in his campaign to oust Maduro's government.

pposition demonstrators clash with soldiers loyal to Venezuelan
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Opposition demonstrators clash with soldiers loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after troops joined opposition leader Juan Guaidó in his campaign to oust Maduro's government, in the surroundings of La Carlota military base in Caracas on Tuesday.

Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro take part
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Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro rally in the surroundings of Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas on Tuesday after some troops joined opposition leader Juan Guaidó in his campaign to oust Maduro's government.

An opposition demonstrator walks near a bus in
Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Federico Parra

An opposition demonstrator walks near a bus in flames during clashes with soldiers loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after troops joined opposition leader Juan Guaidó in his campaign to oust Maduro's government, in the surroundings of La Carlota military base in Caracas on Tuesday.

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In the U.S. people sympathetic to change in Venezuela demonstrate their support at the Arepazo restaurant in Doral, Fla., on Tuesday.

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People in Doral, Fla., surround a police car while the officer plays the Venezuelan anthem through the car's loudspeakers during a rally supporting the Venezuelan "Operation Freedom" on Tuesday. 

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - APRIL 30: A demonstrator throws
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A demonstrator throws rocks toward military forces near La Carlota air force base in Caracas on Tuesday.

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - APRIL 30: Demonstrators gather near
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Demonstrators gather near La Carlota air base in Caracas on Tuesday.

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - APRIL 30: Demonstrators gather near
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Demonstrators swelling near La Carlota air base in Caracas on Tuesday.

Police aim weapons at opponents to Venezuela's President
Photo Credit: AP / Fernando Llano

Police aim weapons at opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro during clashes in Caracas on Tuesday.

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - APRIL 30: Demonstrators throw rocks
Photo Credit: Getty Images/Edilzon Gamez

Demonstrators throw rocks toward military forces near La Carlota air base in Caracas on Tuesday.

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