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Rebel attack in Colombia injures 17

March 12, 2013 at 10:24 AM   |   Comments

POPAYAN, Colombia, March 12 (UPI) -- Rebels are being blamed for a bomb attack that wounded three policemen and 14 civilians at a police station in southwestern Colombia, officials said.

Police Commander Mauricio Cartagena of Cauca department told Colombia Reports the motorcycle bomb attack on Monday also caused significant damage to nearby buildings.

Cartagena said the type of explosives used in the bomb indicate the perpetrators were members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as FARC.

Cauca department is one of FARC's most important strongholds in Colombia.

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