Incident Summary:

10/05/2019: An explosive device detonated targeting the Transandino pipeline in Orito district, Putumayo, Colombia. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201910050028

When:
2019-10-05

Country:
Colombia

Region:
South America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Putumayo

City:
Orito district

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 Unknown
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 Trasandino pipeline damaged in bombing," Trend News (English), October 6, 2019.
"Oil Pipeline Attacked in Colombia Causing Guamues River Contamination, Ecopetrol Says," Sputnik, October 6, 2019.