Colombia's largest rebel group has denied it was behind a recent bomb attack on a prominent senator.
Senator German Vargas Lleras was driving away from a radio station October 10 in north Bogota when a bomb exploded. The senator was unharmed, but three of the his bodyguards were injured.
Police blamed the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) for the attack. But in a statement issued Tuesday the rebels insisted they were not involved.
The senator is a staunch supporter of President Alvaro Uribe and the government campaign against the leftist rebels. Colombia has been mired in a decades-long guerrilla war that takes thousands of lives each year.Some information for this report provided by AP and Reuters.