Location: Bogota, Escuela General Santander
Event: There was an explosion the morning of Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Escuela General Santander (police academy), located at Carrera 45a Sur #47a-42 in Bogota. This is a major thoroughfare for traffic to Soacha and points south of Bogota. News media are reporting a number of fatalities and injuries.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the area.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Notify friends and family of your safety.
U.S. Consular Agency, Barranquilla
State Department – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444
Colombia Country Information
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