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Colombia: Explosions near the US embassy in Bogotá

On the night of April 13, against the backdrop of the Summit of the  Americas [es] (a meeting of the continent's heads of State), explosions were heard [es] near the location of the United States Embasy in Bogotá. No one was injured as a result of the incident  [es], and on Twitter it  began trending under the terms Embajada Estados Unidos [es] (United States Embassy). The incident coincided with the arrival in the country of President Barak Obama and took place at the same time as another similar incident in the city of Cartagena [es] (location of the conference).

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