Five soldiers died Wednesday when stepping on landmines in the north west of Colombia.
Both attacks took place in the Antioquia department.
Three soldiers died in a minefield in the northern municipality of Toledo. Two others died in the southern municipality of Paramillo, also when activating a mine.
Near the town of Taraza, alleged guerrillas of the 36th front blew up an energy tower, leaving the town of Toledo and Taraza without energy.