Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the car bomb attack in Bogotá
New York, 18 January 2019. The Secretary-General strongly condemns the car bombing at a police academy in Bogotá. He expresses his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes speedy recovery to the injured.
The Colombian authorities have indicated that they have proof that this terrorist act was conducted by the ELN. The perpetrators must be brought to justice.
The Secretary-General stands in solidarity with the people and Government of Colombia in this time of tragedy.
Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General