Gen. Rodolfo Palomino, director of Public Safety of the National Police of Colombia, told reporters that so far can only certify the death of two persons as a result of an explosion that occurred past noon in downtown Bogota and in which Former Interior Minister Fernando Londoño
was injured ..
Little known fact, the president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos said that this was an attack Londoño, who served under the former government of Alvaro Uribe.Londoño was injured but is out of danger, according to information provided by official spokesmen. The former Minister of Interior suffered a head injury but is out of danger, explained President Santos. The explosion occurred in Bogota at the intersection of Avenida Caracas and Calle 74. Early police reports say the explosion came from a green bus public transport. The BBC correspondent in Bogota, Arthur Wallace, described scenes of chaos at the blast site as rescue teams evacuated victims to health facilities. Early police reports indicated that the explosion came from a green public transport bus passing near the Humvee in which he traveled Londono and his team. However, one of the bodyguards of former Minister assured the Colombian press that two men on a motorcycle throw a explosives to vehicle of Former Minister Londoño. "We do not understand what their purpose but rest assured that the Government is not going to stop such violence derail," said Santos. "The terrorists do not cease his interest in wanting to end Colombia are more who want the country to move forward," added Santos. However, Wallace explains that so far no organization has claimed the attack.,Source with Google translator