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Many Dead in attack on police school in Bogota

have been killed In an attack on a police school in Bogota 21 people. Also, the assassin was killed. Investigators identified him ELN as a member of the leftist

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Many Dead in attack on police school in Bogota

have been killed In an attack on a police school in Bogota 21 people. Also, the assassin was killed. Investigators identified him ELN as a member of the leftist guerrilla organization.

After the bomb attack on a police, the number of deaths is a school in Bogotá on 21 increased. 68 people were injured in the attack in the South of the Colombian capital, such as the daily newspaper "El Tiempo" reported. President Iván Duque spoke of a "heinous terrorist act" and declared three days of national mourning.

bomber in connection to the ELN

According to witnesses, a car was stopped at the security control of the school, then accelerated but suddenly, was driven up against a wall and explodes. Also, the assassin came to police figures, killed.

investigators identified him as a member of the leftist guerrilla organization ELN. The man had served under the name of "Mocho Kico" for 17 years as an explosives expert in the ranks of the rebels in the East of the country, reported the TV channel Caracol, citing the General Prosecutor's office. Whether the attack was arranged by the ELN, is unclear.

the site of The attack in Bogota.

Shortly before the assassination, and school was held in the police in an official ceremony. It is not excluded that the attack was the present high-ranking police officials.

More than 220,000 Dead in the civil war

In November 2016 was closed to the Farc guerrillas with the Colombian government after more than four years of negotiations, a peace Treaty. The smaller rebel group ELN is still active. In the for more than 50 years of ongoing civil war between government forces, left-wing guerrilla groups and right-wing paramilitaries, more than 220,000 people were killed, more than five million have been displaced. The country is torn up today. Ex-President Manuel Santos was awarded for his efforts for the settlement of the armed conflict, the Nobel peace prize.

Colombia: fateful day for the peace process, 17.06.2018

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