Bogota Colombia: Three Dead, in shopping center bomb explosion, tourist district

Posted on June 18, 2017 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Explosives / Bombs, Terrorism

French expat one of the dead / Three people are dead after a powerful bomb blast rocked one of the busiest shopping centres in Colombia’s capital, Bogota.
A powerful explosive device detonated in a women’s bathroom
The shopping centre had tough security measures in place
Authorities are investigating possible involvement of rebel group the National Liberation Army

One of the dead was a 23-year-old French woman who had been living in Colombia for the past six months, working as a volunteer in a poor neighbourhood.

Authorities said nine other people were injured in the blast in a second-floor women’s restroom at the upscale Centro Andino in the heart of Bogota’s tourist district. Read Article

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