BOGOTA, April 13. – Two medium-intensity explosions occurred this evening near the U.S. Embassy in Colombia, hours after the arrival of President Barack Obama to the country to attend the Sixth Summit of the Americas.
A spokesman for the National Police reported that two bombs blew up in a drain near the embassy and the Attorney General of Colombia, although no damage or casualties reported.
The statements to Radio Caracol, the spokesman Alberto Cantillo said firecrackers were about a kilo and that in place and are explosion-proof units of the National Police.
According to the web site of the newspaper El Tiempo, the explosions were heard several blocks in all directions and close to the building of the Attorney General, adjacent to the embassy.
So far no person or group has claimed responsibility for the blasts, which alerted the security services of the Colombian capital. Authorities are investigating the fact and try to find clues of the authors.
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