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One killed in Colombia hotel blast

One person has been killed in a blast in a hotel in the northwestern Colombian town of San Rafael, Spain's EFE news agency reports.
IANS | By HT Correspondent, Bogota
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2008 04:57 PM IST

One person has been killed in a blast in a hotel in the northwestern Colombian town of San Rafael, Spain's EFE news agency reported on Sunday.

Edgar Gracia, chief of police in Antioquia, the region where San Rafael is located, said some unidentified people left the explosives in one of the rooms of the Hotel Magdalena on Friday night.

The manager of the hotel, Orlando Ciro Velasquez, died in the blast, while two of his associates were injured.

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