Fourteen people were injured after a bomb exploded at Escuela Militar subway station in the Chilean capital of Santiago around 2 p.m.
A woman who works at the cleaning service for firm Metro S.A., who lost the fingers on her right hand, and a 35-year-old, who suffered abdominal trauma, were the most seriously injured.
Deputy Secretary of Interior Mahmud Aleuy confirmed that the two people suspected to have carried out the attack fled in a white Chevrolet, but there are also ongoing investigations of a second vehicle, a red Opel Corsa with two men inside.
El Metro adelantó la hora punta para las 17:00 horas tras el atentado en Escuela Militar http://t.co/ePNcrCJ2dm
— #Temuco (@temuco) septiembre 8, 2014
Santiago subway moved the peak hour ahead to 17:00 after the attack at Escuela Militar station.
Fuerte explosión en el metro de Santiago es calificada como “acto terrorista” por Gobierno chileno. Fuente: El… http://t.co/n1kjwxNEQ7
— Radio Platinum (@radioplatinumec) septiembre 8, 2014
Big explosion at Santiago subway described as “terrorist act” by Chilean government. Source: http://t.co/n1kjwxNEQ7
— CNNMex (@CNNMex) septiembre 8, 2014
UPDATE: Eight people wounded by the explosion at Santiago de Chile subway.
— M-Noticias- (@mnoticias2014) septiembre 8, 2014
Clearly, this was a terrorist attack at Santiago de Chile subway.