No less than five cops were killed and 41 others injured Saturday when affirmed tranquilize traffickers exploded a remote controlled bomb at a station in the northern city of Barranquilla, authorities said.
The assault was one of the deadliest on security staff as of late, in one of Colombia’s most critical urban areas. It comes as the administration of President Juan Manuel Santos looks to bring the equipped clash that has wracked Colombia for a long time to an end. A great part of the brutality has been financed by sedate trafficking. The bombarding likewise spoils arrangements for the yearly jamboree, a noteworthy fascination in the Caribbean port city.
Mariano Botero, the Barranquilla police administrator, said that the bomb exploded as the officers assembled for morning development.