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Bomb blast in Colombia: deadly explosive in Colombia, eight policemen killed

Amit Kumar Jha
Colombia Bomb blast
Colombia Bomb blast

Eight police officers were killed in an explosive attack in western Colombia on Friday. President Gustavo Petro gave this information.

Eight police officers were killed in an explosive attack in western Colombia on Friday. President Gustavo Petro gave this information. It also said it was the deadliest attack on security forces since the country had promised an end to nearly 60 years of conflict.

President Gustavo Petro said, "I strongly condemn the attack. 8 policemen were killed in the attack. I sympathize with the families of the dead. This act is a complete obstacle to complete peace. I have visited the area to investigate with the authorities." told to leave."


Petro vows to seek "complete peace"
Petro, a former member of the M-19 rebel movement, has vowed to seek "complete peace" by resuming talks with National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels. For this, the 2016 Peace Agreement for the Fighters of the Former Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) of Colombia has been implemented. So that the surrender of crime gangs can be negotiated in exchange for less punishment.

The FARC is active in the dissident area of ​​the rebel movement after
his predecessor, the conservative Ivan Duque, broke peace talks with the ELN after the 2019 car bomb attack on a police academy in Bogota that killed 22 people. Petro did not name the suspected perpetrators of Friday's attack, but according to security sources, the now-disbanded FARC rebels are active in the so-called dissident area of ​​the movement. At the same time, according to the government, dissident groups have rejected the peace agreement reached by their former leadership and count some 2,400 fighters in their ranks. Several famous dissident commanders have recently been killed, many in cross-border fighting in Venezuela. are.

Colombian conflict killed
at least 450,000 people between 1985 and 2018 alone between 1985 and 2018 have gone.