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Veneto separatists planned 'insurrection'

Prosecutors say groups wanted to use 'violent methods'

02 April, 11:58
Veneto separatists planned 'insurrection' (see related) (ANSA) - Brescia, April 2 - An Italian prosecutor said Wednesday that Veneto separatists were planning an "insurrection" to obtain independence.

"They proposed independence from the Italian State by using violent methods and insurrection," said Brescia Prosecutor Tommaso Buonanno after an operation in which 24 separatists were arrested.

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