Colombian Army and National Police seized and destroyed two IEDs in Arauca province

Colombian Army in coordination with the National Police managed to locate and destroy two cylinder-type explosive devices found fifteen meters from a house located in the San Jorge neighborhood, in the municipality of Saravena, Arauca.

The EOD techs from Equipo de Explosivos y Demoliciones EXDE DELTA carried out inspection of the site with all the security protocols. They were able to detect two improvised explosive devices (IED), the cylinders filled with explosives of approximately 40 pounds each with an electrical initiation system and activation method by control cable; Likewise, it was observed that inside it contained pieces of chain, rods, pellets and ANFO explosives, which were intended to be used in terrorist attack against the civilian population and Security Forces.

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Source: Fuerzas Militares de Colombia