Explosives deactivated by military, believed to have been planted by ELN

Posted on September 27, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Explosives / Bombs

In the first action in the area of ​​Alto El Consuelo, the municipality of Carmen de Atrato, the military found three explosive devices had been planted by terrorists against the ELN Manuel Hernandez.

An inhabitant of the region, who asked to remain anonymous for security reasons, reported that alias “Harrison” has been laying mines around their community by preventing the free movement under the threat of not responding in case someone gets hit . According to military intelligence reports, alias “Harrison” would have installed several explosive devices along trails and roads between the El Consuelo and the Bearded and mobility corridors that indigenous communities used to come to the road that leads to Pretoria Medellín. Read Article

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