Ex-military held for attack on Colombia’s Duque wanted to return to attack in Bogotá

On June 25, six shots hit the presidential helicopter - in which Duque, two of his ministers, and several regional officials were traveling - as it approached Cúcuta.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The retired Colombian Army captain arrested this week for designing and executing the June 25 attack against President Iván Duque's helicopter was planning to carry out another attack against the Colombian president in Bogotá, the government revealed on Saturday.

The Attorney General's Office reported last Thursday the arrest of 10 dissidents of the FARC's 33rd Front and also of former military officer Andrés Fernando Medina . . .

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