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Grenade blast injures 36 in Colombia nightclub

Local Police Said That The Attack On Late Saturday May Have Targeted The Owners Of The Establishment, Although Authorities Said There Are No Known Threats Against Them.

PTI | Updated on: 17 Apr 2017, 10:40:43 AM
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Bogota:

Officials said that nearly 36 people were injured after a grenade detonated inside a nightclub in the Colombian town of San Pedro. Two of the injured were hospitalised at an intensive care unit in the town, which is located in Valle del Cauca state.

Local police said that the attack on late Saturday may have targeted the owners of the establishment, although authorities said there are no known threats against them.

Police are also investigating whether the attack was provoked by a rivalry between warring drug traffickers in the area. 

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First Published : 17 Apr 2017, 10:14:00 AM

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