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Car bomb explosion at Colombia military base injures 36

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By Luis Jaime Acosta BOGOTA (Reuters) -A car bomb explosion at a military base in the Colombian border city of Cucuta injured 36 people on Tuesday, the defense minister said, casting blame for the attack on leftist rebels. The explosion took place at a base used by the 30th Army Brigade in the northeastern city near the border with Venezuela. “We reject and repudiate this vile and terrorist act which sought to attack the soldiers of Colombia,” Defence Minister Diego Molano told journalists. “Thirty-six people were injured. Three of them with a degree of gravity.” One of the injured has had sur…

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