At Least 14 People Injured in Bomb Attack at Santiago Metro Station

Metro de Santiago, Chile. Foo en Flickr del usuario  Ricardo Cabrera Letelier (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).

Santiago Subway, Chile. Photo on Flickr by user Ricardo Cabrera Letelier (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).

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.

Santiago subway moved the peak hour ahead to 17:00 after the attack at Escuela Militar station.

Big explosion at Santiago subway described as “terrorist act” by Chilean government. Source:

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Clearly, this was a terrorist attack at Santiago de Chile subway.


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