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Drug cartel conflict is believed to be the cause.




ABC News:

The mayor of a small city in northern Colombia says 31 people were wounded when an explosive device was thrown into a crowded nightclub.

Caucasia Mayor Oscar Anibal Suarez says three women were seriously injured in the pre-dawn attack Friday at the Bora Bora nightclub. Suarez says the rest of the victims suffered only minor injuries.

About 70 people were at the club when the device was thrown from a motorcycle and set off a stampede among panicked club patrons.

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Colombia (CO) is estimated to have a population of 48.9 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 1.0% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 2.5 million.