Incident Summary:

12/07/2019: An explosives-laden motorcycle detonated near a police station in Miranda, Cauca, Colombia. There were no reported casualties, but several buildings were damaged in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Dagoberto Ramos Mobile Column of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) dissidents.




South America

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred at the intersection of Calle 5 and Carrera 7.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity National Police of Colombia
Specific Description Station
Nationality of Target Colombia
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Buildings
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 Vehicle
Weapon Details
An explosives-laden motorcycle was used in the attack.
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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) dissidents Dagoberto Ramos Mobile Column No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
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
"Colombia media highlights 8 December 2019," BBC Monitoring, December 9, 2019.