Colombia: Military armored vehicle hit by IED in Tame

Posted on September 7, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Explosives / Bombs, FARC, Police/Military Activity

A group of soldiers who were patrolling the area known as Caño Limón, in the municipality of Tame, were hit by a blast caused by a bomb, allegedly planted by FARC guerrillas.

According to official information, while conducting operations territorial control area, an IED exploded and triggered the passage of armored vehicle, causing injuries to an army officer and two civilians who were passing by the area.

The statement also said that the wounded officer was immediately transferred to the capital araucana while civilians were also hit, were taken to San Antonio Hospital Tame Township, where they receive specialized medical care.

In this incident there were no fatalities. Still was convicted of the Army, bearing in mind that the transit industry people heading to work on areas near where the explosive was found. Read Article

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