Colombia: FARC blamed for bloing up train track, derails coal cars

Posted on March 15, 2013 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Explosives / Bombs, FARC reported that the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were blamed Thursday for blowing up a train track in the northern department of La Guajira, derailing cargo cars, damaging rails and disrupting exports.

“An explosive was detonated against a train belonging to the Cerrejon coal mine heading to Puerto Bolivar (for export). As a result of this terrorist attack, 17 train cars were derailed and the railway was damaged,” the company’s Vice President of Corporate Affairs Juan Carlos Restrepo said. Read Article

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