Two policemen injured when stepping on an antipersonnel mine in San Pedro de Urabá

Two policemen were injured when they stepped on an antipersonnel mine in the Alto San Juan de San Pedro de Urabá village; the uniformed men were carrying out operational tasks in the area, within the framework of Operation Agameón.

The cops fell into a minefield

And it is that even the governor of Antioquia, Aníbal Gaviria, spoke about this fact through his social networks: «We condemn the use of antipersonnel mines, prohibited by the DHI. We regret the attack with these devices on two members of the National Police in the Alto San Juan de San Pedro de Urabá village. One of them remains in ICU, solidarity and wishes for his health. United for life.

According to local media, the alleged perpetrators would be members of the ‘Clan del Golfo’.

For his part, the Secretary of Security of Antioquia, Jorge Ignacio Castaño, also dismissed these events and pointed out that “in the area there are several groups that may be responsible for what happened (…) We take the opportunity to condemn this fact that violates the International Humanitarian Law (IHL) ».

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