Incident Summary:

09/18/2019: An explosive device detonated targeting the Transandino pipeline in Orito, Putumayo, Colombia. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201909180005

When:
2019-09-18

Country:
Colombia

Region:
South America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Putumayo

City:
Orito

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the El Libano area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
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
"Bomb damages Colombia pipeline, causes fire," Reuters Africa, September 19, 2019.
"Ecopetrol reports attack on Transandino pipeline in Putumayo," CE Noticias Financieras English, September 19, 2019.