The guerrilla group, also known by its Spanish acronym FARC, is believed to have detonated a bomb near a police truck in the area around 1 p.m. Tuesday, spraying shrapnel onto officers and bystanders. One officer is in critical condition, said Colombia Reports.
Several nearby houses were also damaged in the blast. Explosives experts scoured the area for other hidden bombs, the report said.
FARC launched a grenade at an army checkpoint in Buenaventura Monday, injuring one soldier and eight civilians.