3 Colombian students die in homemade bomb explosion

Three Colombian university students have died in a bomb making accident, reported local media Sunday.

Oscar Arcos, Daniel Andres Garzon, and another person identified as Zaida died in an explosion in a Bogota apartment Sunday.

According to reports, police said the three were killed in a homemade bomb making accident.

Local media quoted Bogota Metropolitan Police Commander Luis Eduardo Martinez as saying, “The three youths who died appear to have been making explosives and drinking alcohol.”

Local press also said the police found propaganda material belonging to various Colombian guerrilla groups including Colombia’s largest the FARC.

Reports said another unnamed youth was greatly wounded and a total of ten people were treated for shrapnel wounds and hearing damage.

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