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Twenty wounded in car bomb blast in Colombia

At least 20 people were wounded in a car bomb explosion in central Colombia, the third such attack in as many days. The blast, near a gas station in San Martin town, 200 kilometers (124 miles) southeast of Bogota, also caused substantial material damage, Meta department police commander Colonel Jose Arnulfo Oliveros said Monday. “There are some 20 wounded and serious material damage. The entire area has been cordoned off and the victims are being cared for,” he said. Oliveros blamed the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), which has a strong presence in San Martin and other parts of Meta Department. “Obviously, this attack was committed by the FARC, the only terrorists who attack the civilian population in the country,” he said. Full Story

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