Update 2019-01-17: According to recent reports, a car bomb exploded at the General Santander School. Several people were killed and multiple were injured.
2019-01-17: According to recent reports on Thursday (17 January), an explosion occurred in the capital Bogotá near a police school.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.