"31 are wounded, two are in a critical condition as a result of a blast… that occurred in the morning," local authorities said earlier in the day.
#Atención 31 personas heridas, dos de ellas de gravedad, tras explosión ocurrida en el barrio La Macarena en horas de la mañana.— Alcaldía de Bogotá (@Bogota) 19 февраля 2017 г.
According to Caracol, 20 of those injured are police officers.
Media reports suggested that a high-capacity explosive device damaged several buildings nearby.
Previously, RCN agency reported that 10 police officers and one civilian were injured in the blast. According to preliminary data, an object rigged with explosives detonated in front of a police convoy in the center of Bogota. The site the explosion was cordoned off by the police for investigation.
Those injured have been transported to the hospital.
Two have been reportedly detained in connection with the explosion.