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8 killed in Bogota vehicle explosion

In this image provided by military personnel flames rise from a deadly car bombing at a police academy on Thursday Jan. 17 2019 in Bogota Colombia At Least 5 Killed, 10 Injured in Car Bombing in Colombia
Pablo Mccormick | 20 January, 2019, 18:31

Chief Prosecutor Nestor Martinez says a man identified as Jose Aldemar Rodriguez entered the police academy around 9:30 a.m. Thursday in a Nissan pick-up loaded with 80 kilograms of explosives made of pentolite.

Security forces stand guard outside the police cadet training school in Bogota, where an apparent vehicle bomb attack left at least four people dead and 10 injured on January 17, 2019.

Earlier, witnesses cited by the AP news agency said they heard a loud explosion which shattered windows in buildings in close proximity to the General Santander police academy.

President Ivan Duque declared three days of mourning after the attack, which was the deadliest in years against a police or military target in Colombia.

"Colombians have never yielded to terrorism, we have always defeated it".

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Colombia grappled for decades with a civil war but the worst of the violence ended with a peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in 2016.

Defense Minister Guillermo Botero said on Friday the ELN rebel group was behind the attack.

The same volatile area is a stronghold of the National Liberation Army, or ELN, the country's last remaining rebel group following a 2016 accord between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia that saw some 7,000 rebels disarm.

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There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack and Humberto Martinez said investigators were searching for its "intellectual authors".

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Fanny Contreras, the armed forces' health inspector, told local radio the vehicle "entered (the school compound) suddenly, nearly hitting the police and then there was the explosion".

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters at U.N. headquarters that he has reiterated his strong condemnation of "the terrorist attack" in Colombia that left 21 people dead and wounded dozens of others.

Duque, who took office in August, has conditioned peace talks on the ELN suspending hostilities and releasing all hostages.

It would also appear to mark Duque's return to the law and order platform on which he was elected past year but then somewhat moderated once he took office. While the majority has been carried out with low-grade homemade materials and grenades that have damaged property but left no casualties, he said police intelligence and checkpoints surrounding the city need to be reinforced to prevent more attacks. But he repeated his demand that the groups cease all attacks and kidnappings as a condition for restarting the talks.

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