Incident Summary:

04/21/2018: Assailants detonated explosives at the Transandino Pipeline in Tumaco, Narino, Colombia. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201804210005

When:
2018-04-21

Country:
Colombia

Region:
South America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Narino

City:
Tumaco district

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 Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown 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
Sources
"Colombia's Transandino Pipeline Halted After Bomb Attack," New York Times, April 22, 2018.
"Colombia Media Watch: Alias Don Mario Extradited to United States," Summary, April 23, 2018.
"Ecopetrol denounces attack against the Trans-Andean Pipeline in Tumaco," CE Noticias Financieras English, April 21, 2018.