15:24 GMT +323 October 2019
Listen Live
    Police in Colombia

    At Least 37 Injured by Grenade Explosion in Colombian Nightclub

    © AP Photo / Ricardo Mazalan
    Latin America
    Get short URL
    0 22
    Subscribe

    At least 37 people were injured when a grenade exploded in a nightclub in the Colombian city of Buga on Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) —According to RCN broadcaster, perpetrators threw the grenade into a club and were able to leave. Local radio station Blu Radio reported citing local police that the attackers rode a motorcycle.

    The police are also considering a possibility that one of the people inside the club had a grenade, which detonated accidentally, El Tiempo newspaper reported, citing a local police officer.

    All of the injured have reportedly been admitted to hospitals and the police are investigating the incident.

    According to some media reports, police may also be looking into a possibility of an altercation between local gangs.

    Never miss a story again — sign up to our Telegram channel and we'll keep you up to speed!

    Related:

    Colombia Mudslide Death Toll Now at 320, Disaster Management Authorities Say
    UN Mission in Colombia Completes Verification of FARC Rebel Group Disarmament
    Colombia Mudslide Kills Over 100 Children
    Tags:
    grenade, nightclub, blast, Colombia
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik