Attack against community radio station in southern Colombia thwarted

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  • August 30, 2010

By Ingrid Bachmann

Colombian police de-activated a bomb alleged FARC guerrillas left outside Linda Estéreo, a community radio station in the town of El Doncello, Caquetá, reported EFE and RCN Radio.

According to La Nación, the bomb contained about 55 pounds of explosives and was found by a broadcaster on Saturday morning. The owner of the radio station explained that he had not received any threats against the station or against his life.

Note from the editor: This story was originally published by the Knight Center’s blog Journalism in the Americas, the predecessor of LatAm Journalism Review.