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Bomb blast at Colombia police station

Last Updated: Saturday, December 31, 2011 - 14:01

Bogota: A bomb has exploded at a
police station in southern Colombia, and two people are
reported killed.

The blast occurred last night at the police station in the
town of Orito.

Town official Rosa Ortega says there were reports that two
people were killed, including the wife of a police captain and
a boy. She says the number of dead and injured has not yet
been confirmed.

The Colombian radio station Caracol reported 2 killed and
17 injured in the blast.

A radio reported that a person had thrown a package into
the station and had fled. It reported that most of the
injured were police.

The town is located in a region where rebels and drug
traffickers maintain a presence.


First Published: Saturday, December 31, 2011 - 14:01
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