Bomb blast in Colombian capital targets ex-minister, kills 2
2012 05 16

From: PressTV.com



A bomb targeting a former Colombian interior minister has killed at least two people and injured dozens of others in a busy commercial district of the capital, Bogota.

"We condemn this attack ... this government will not be thrown off course by these terrorist attacks. We will stay the course and carry out all the investigations needed to find the culprits," Colombian center-right President Juan Manuel Santos said on Tuesday right after the deadly blast.

"This was an attack against former minister Fernando Londono. Unfortunately his driver and a police officer have died," he added, saying the victims were accompanying the minister following a protection program.

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Injured people, with blood on their faces, walk at the scene of an explosion in a central avenue in Bogota May 15, 2012. A bomb attack in a commercial district of Colombia’s capital Bogota killed two people on Tuesday and injured a former interior minister who was the target, President Juan Manuel Santos said. REUTERS/Fredy Builes




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