A car bomb exploded inside a military base in the Colombian border town of Cucuta on Tuesday, leaving 36 people injured, including three in critical condition, officials said.
During an emergency visit to the base, Defense Minister Diego Molano described the blast as a “vile terrorist attack” that targeted Colombian soldiers and sought to injure as many troops as possible.
Car bomb explodes inside a military base in Colombia, reportedly leaving over 30 injured.
The incident happened in the facility of the 30th Brigade of the Army in the city of Cucuta – near the border with Venezuela. pic.twitter.com/pjHFf1QC6B
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A Colombian soldier filming the aftermath of the car bomb attack says at 42 seconds in to the video to look at the ‘base de Los gringos’ (The American base) which can be seen as a heavily damaged building. #Colombia pic.twitter.com/uqcv3IIb2y
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