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Colombian Police Deactivate Explosives on Bogota Highway


Colombian police have deactivated two explosive devices found on a highway in northern Bogota.

Authorities discovered the devices Saturday, following a tip from someone who noticed a suspicious bag and suitcase lying by a street light. They say the devices each contained three kilograms of ammonium nitrate and fuel oil, known as anfo.

Police secured the area in order to deactivate the devices, triggering traffic backups.

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