Attack by ELN Wounds At Least Six Soldiers in Colombia

Published May 23, 2019

Attack by ELN

On Wednesday, May 22, six soldiers were wounded in Catatumbo following an attack by the ELN using explosives. The operation took place when ELN fighters activated an explosive charge as soldiers of the 30th Artillery Battalion launched an operation in a rural area of the Catatumbo area.

Three of the wounded received shrapnel and the other three were struck by the explosive wave. After the attack, the army inspected the area and found three other explosive charges.