A new attack on the military was registered in the rural area of Tibú, in the Norte de Santander department, on the night of Thursday, March 16, 2023.
The incident occurred when several military tanks were passing through the area.
Improvised explosive devices were activated, causing an explosion that left a huge crater on the road.
According to authorities, no one was injured in the attack, but the incident highlights the recent surge of violent actions in the region.
The attack comes after a security council meeting was held in the city of Cúcuta, where officials discussed the recent rise in violence in the department.
Residents of the area are calling for increased security measures and guarantees of safety in Norte de Santander.
The incident was captured on an amateur video, showing the aftermath of the explosion and the extent of the damage caused by the improvised explosive devices.
Julieth Cano provides the latest update on the incident.