Incident Summary:

03/24/2018: Assailants detonated explosives targeting the Transandino oil pipeline between Tumaco and Pasto cities in Narino, Colombia. No casualties were reported in the blast. This was one of two related attacks in the area on this date. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attacks to the National Liberation Army of Colombia (ELN).




South America

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred between the cities of Tumaco and Pasto

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Utilities
Name of Entity Ecopetrol
Specific Description Transandino Pipeline
Nationality of Target Colombia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Land Mine
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information This incident is part of a set of coordinated attacks in which both military and non-military entities were targeted.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
National Liberation Army of Colombia (ELN) Comuneros del Sur Front No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"One dead, two injured in Colombia blast,", March 26, 2018.
"Colombia Guerrilla Update: Army Brings Down Three FARC Dissidents in Tumaco (Narino)," Summary, March 26, 2018.