A new violent act appeared in the region of The Catatumbo in North of Santanderwhen activated a explosive element in the path of a police patrol.
The attack It was presented in the urban center of the municipality of Tibu in the Libertadores neighborhoodwhere it was activated this explosive that was hidden in several garbage bags on the road.
In the fact two uniformed men were injured with shrapnel and four more with stunning, and they were immediately transferred to a health center to receive medical attention. It is known that the rifle supplied by one of these soldiers was destroyed by the explosion.
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The authorities have reinforced operations and patrolsseeking to counteract the actions of various illegal armed groups that have a strong presence in this area.
Some homes in the sector were materially damaged by the blast waveand the inhabitants on previous occasions have asked the insurgents to avoid this type of attack.