In the capital of Colombia, Bogota, an explosion occurred, writes the news portal Interfax. A car was mined near the police academy. The accident killed nine people, possibly an increase in the number of dead. Among the dead were two foreigners who were citizens of Ecuador and Panama. At least 54 people received injuries of varying severity. Information about the affected Russian tourists have been reported. The president of the country urgently returned from the western region to personally control the operation to eliminate the intruders.