In the Colombian capital, Bogota, the number of deaths has been increased to 21 in an attack with a car bomb at the Santander General Police Academy.
After the attack, 68 people were injured and three days of national mourning were declared in the country. The Colombian Attorney General Nestor Humberto Martinez, the attack was organized by a person named Jose Aldemar Rojas Rodriguez and by 80 kilograms of explosives used in the attack, he said.
According to eyewitnesses and the police at the door, 52-year-old Rodriguez has slowed down at the entrance to the school, where he received a gray model vehicle of 1993 loaded with 80 kilos of PET pentolithin (a mixture of TNT and PETN) in the 200 attacks bombing in the area.
Realizing that the police sensible dog at the door noticed the explosives, Rodriguez drove his car. After traveling about 200 meters, he reached the site where the students were left and blew up an explosive device of 80 kilograms.
FARC MI, ELN?
According to news from the newspaper El Tiempo on intelligence sources, Rodriguez was in the ranks of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) for many years and went away when the organization decided to lay down its arms. Intelligence, Rodriguez, another organization left in the country, the bomb expert of the National Liberation Army (ELN) "Mocho Kiko" code code code called the possibility of.
Addressing Colombians in a video message from the presidential palace, Casa de Narino, President Ivan Duque said: "This attack was organized not only for the youth but also for the police, but for all freedoms and the Colombians. society and intimidate the Colombian state Colombia will show them that they will not be destroyed in the face of such madness I want to assure you that this attack will not go unpunished
REACTIONS OF THE WORLD
The Ecuadorian president Lenin Moreno announced in a statement that he was in solidarity with the Duque and in solidarity with the Colombian people. Venezuela, Colombia to condemn the condemnation, Bolivian President Evo Morales, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez condemned the attack. The embassies of the United States and the United Kingdom have also issued messages of condolence. Ankara was also attacked.
A GROUP HAS NOT LEFT
The clashes between the FARC and the Colombian state in the country were closed by a peace agreement two years ago. When the FARC left arms and organized a political party, one group opposed the agreement. The paramilitary attacks against the opposition and those who opposed the agreement have recently intensified. Interviews with the National Liberation Army, whose short name is ELN, have not been concluded.