The mortal remains of the Ecuadorian cadet Érika Sofía Chicó, who died on Thursday in the Bogota bomb attack, which left about 20 people killed, arrived on Saturday afternoon, 19 January 2019, in Ecuador on a plane chartered by the Colombian government.
The device, a Douglas DC-3 of the Colombian police, disembarked at the Mariscal Sucre International Airport in the city of Tababela, near Quito, accompanied by Criminalistics personnel.
The remains of the dead cadet arrive in Ecuador in the cadet school attack
On another level, relatives of the deceased who had accompanied the identification process arrived several minutes earlier and traveled with two Colombian police generals, as previously reported by the Foreign Ministry.
The family was received by the police authorities and was able to meet other relatives who were waiting for the cadet's remains to arrive in a protocol room at the airport.
Ecuadorian Vice President Otto Sonnenholzner and the Minister of the Interior arrived in Bogotá on Thursday to meet the Ecuadorian cadets who survived the attack at the police school, which caused the death of 20 victims and the attacker himself, leaving 68 injured. .
Sonnenholzner returned to Ecuador on Friday with three of the nine surviving assault cadets whom the Colombian government attributed to the National Liberation Army (ELN).
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