Colombia bomb attack kills five police officers

Vastavam web: An early morning bomb attack outside a police station in Colombia’s coastal city of Barranquilla killed at least five police officers and wounded 42 on Saturday, authorities said.The attack targeted the officers as they gathered in the San Jose neighborhood to receive their orders for the day in what police denounced as an “act of barbarity.”Botero said one person had been arrested in connection with the bombing, and that police suspect others were involved. The person in custody could be the individual who placed and then triggered the device, he said.

President Juan Manuel Santos sent his condolences to the families of those killed and injured, and said on Twitter that the government would not rest until those responsible were brought to justice. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto also tweeted his condolences.