The rebels of the FARC deny any involvement in the terrorist attack in Bogota

© AFP 2017 / Raul ArboledaВзрыв in the shopping Mall Centro Andino in Bogota. 18.06.2017The rebels of the FARC deny any involvement in the terrorist attack in Bogota© AFP 2017 / Raul Arboleda

The country’s largest rebel group the Revolutionary armed forces of Colombia (FARC) on Saturday has signaled that it is not implicated in the explosion in a shopping Mall in the capital, Bogota.

According to the latest data, the explosion at the Mall Andino killed three women, including 23-year-old volunteer from France. Another nine people were injured. The mayor of Bogota has described the incident as a terrorist attack, the investigation leads the anti-terrorist Prosecutor’s office. Earlier, the rebels of the second largest rebel group the national liberation Army (ELN) also announced their lack of involvement in Saturday’s terrorist attack in Bogota.

«Solidarity with today’s victims in bogotá. This act could be done only by those who want to close the path of peace and reconciliation,» tweeted the leader of the FARC, Rodrigo Londoño Echeverri, known Timoshenko.

In November 2016, the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos and Londoño Echeverri signed a final peace agreement in the country, which should put an end to more than a half-century internal conflict, which killed 220 thousand people. In February began the immediate disarmament of the rebel forces of the FARC.

The press attache of the Russian Embassy in Bogota Denis Khromov has told RIA Novosti that while information about the victims of the explosion at the Mall the Russians there, but the Embassy continues to investigate the situation.

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