24 July 2021,   09:38
Car bomb explodes inside Colombia military base, 36 injured

At least 36 people, including two civilians, were injured in a car bomb explosion in a military base in eastern Colombia, officials said, writes DW.

The base, used by the 30th Army brigade, is located in the city of Cúcuta, the capital of North Santander state, a restive region on the border with Venezuela.

Colombian Defense Minister Diego Molana told reporters that three of the 36 were injured severely.

Molana said that two men drove a white Toyota truck into the base after passing themselves off as officials. Then two explosions followed.