A grenade attack on a police checkpoint in Sardinata (Norte de Santander department) on Sunday, September 22, wounded 14 civilians and two police officers. The incident occurred during local festivities taking place in the Las Mercedes district. As of Monday, September 23, no arrests have been made in connection with the attack. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.
A heightened police presence and localized traffic disruptions are anticipated in Sardinata over the near term.
Individuals in Sardinata are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid any large gatherings and demonstrations due to the risk of violence, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities or their home government.
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