Seven injured in bomb attack in Bogota, Colombia

March 12, 2015 1:41 PM

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BOGOTA (Reuters) - Five police and two civilians were injured after a bomb exploded in the south of Colombia's capital Bogota on Thursday, police said, in the latest of a string of attacks in the city.

The remote-controlled bomb, left on the median strip of an avenue in the south of the city of 7 million, was detonated as police officers passed by on motorcycles, an official from the Metropolitan Police said.

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