Ministry of Defense confirmed the activation of three explosive devices

Defense Minister, diego molanoin company with the commander of the Military forces and the director of the National Police, delivered a balance of what has been this day of presidential elections, which began at 8 am throughout the national territory.

Molano assured that “three specific facts” have been presented: These are three explosive devices that have been detonated in different parts of the country, however, ruled out that they were held against the presidential elections.

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The explosions were registered “on the sidewalk The Catalina of San José del Guaviareanother on the sidewalk Sardinata from Cartagena del Chairá, all away from the polling station. In addition to another explosive device The Return, in San José del Guaviare, this did affect a soldier who was injured by shrapnel”; Molano confirmed.

However, the head of the Defense portfolio assured that these three facts They have no effect on election day. Initially they are actions directed at the Public Force, due to the death of ‘Gentil Duarte’.

In the challenge of the country, a normal operation in terms of public order is reported and the devices continue throughout the day.

The general Luis Fernando Navarrocommander of the Military forcesindicated that all the measures ordered by the President of the Republic and the Minister of Defense have been fully complied with.

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“The explosives are actions directed against the public force, for bandits of the Farc dissidence, but that our troops are in full capacity to counteract, “said Navarro.

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