Five killed in grenade attack in Colombia

January 2nd, 2009 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS  

Bogota, Jan 2 (DPA) At least five people were killed and 65 wounded during a New Year’s celebration in northern Colombia, police officials said Thursday.The victims were almost all members of the Indio ethnic group, the Kanukana, who live in Atanquez. It was not clear if the grenade exploded by mistake or was intentionally set off.

Police have offered a reward of $9,000 for information that could lead to arrest of the person responsible.

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