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'Horse bomb' hits Colombia town

A bomb strapped to a horse has exploded in a market in north-eastern Colombia, killing at least eight people, including a two-year-old child. Fifteen people were injured in the blast in the town of Chita, 240 kilometres (150 miles) north-east of the capital Bogota. Residents were crowded into the area in preparation for the town’s weekly market when the incident occurred, army spokesman Sergeant Luis Hernandez said. The Colombian authorities blame the country’s largest rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), for the attack. The rebels have used bombs strapped to donkeys and horses in past attacks. Full Story

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