A soldier killed in a mine explosion in Colombia

A sergeant of the Colombian army died and a soldier was injured in the explosion of an anti-personnel mine in the south of Meta department, south of Bogotá.

The soldiers were in the village of La Tigra, in a rural area of ​​the Puerto Rico parish, when the soldier stepped on the mine, which killed the officer and seriously injured himself, the RCN station reports.

The victims of the explosion were on an area patrol as part of the security operations of the Colombian Army’s Joint Task Force Omega.

A soldier killed in a mine explosion in Colombia
A soldier killed in a mine explosion in Colombia

Illegal armed groups such as the dissidents of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and other remnant groups, as the authorities call them, operate in this region.

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