Bomb found ahead of Alvaro Uribe talk

Two bombs discovered at a theatre in Buenos Aires where former Colombian president was due to speak.

    Officials in Argentina say they have found two explosives at a theatre in the capital, Buenos Aires.

    Authorities said they were timed to explode during an appearance by Alvaro Uribe, the former Colombian president.

    The bombs were attached to a mobile phone with an alarm set for 4:30pm local time on Wednesday, when Uribe would have joined a post-speech cocktail with business executives and other important guests.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Buenos Aires.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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