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Jos Aldemar Rojas of ELN also died in Colombia car bombingExplosion at police academy left 21 dead and 70 wounded. Colombian authorities said a one-armed explosives expert belonging to the country's last remaining rebel group carried out a car bombing against a police academy that left 21 dead and more than 70 wounded. The chief prosecutor, Nstor Martnez, said at a press conference on Friday that the man who carried out Thursday's brazen attack, the deadliest in 15 years, was a longtime member of the National Liberation Army, or ELN.
A car bomb has been detonated at a police academy in Bogot, killing at least nine people and injuring 22, according to the country's defence ministry. The scene outside the General Santander police academy was chaotic, with ambulances and helicopters rushing to the normally tightly controlled facilityCar bomb kills at least nine at police academy in Bogot Continue reading..
Blast also injured more than 20 people, but authorities have yet to suggest who was behind the attack At least nine people have been killed and another 24 injured in a car bombing at a Colombian police academy in Bogot, recalling the high-profile attacks associated with the bloodiest chapters of the country's guerrilla and drug conflicts. The scene outside the General Santander police academy was chaotic after the mid-morning explosion, with ambulances and helicopters rushing to the normally tightly controlled facility.#Atencin El alcalde @EnriquePenalosa se encuentra en la Escuela General Santander acompaando a la @PoliciaColombia.
More than 10,000 artists, craftspeople and revellers take part in the carnival, a fusion of different cultural celebrations. It takes place every year from 2 to 7 January in the city of Pasto and is on Unesco's intangible heritage list Continue reading..