According to the press service of the Ministry, an emergency occurred during the preparation for the solemn ceremony, which was to be held on the territory of the military unit.
We ask the Lord for the speedy recovery of our soldiers from the third division, who were wounded by an electrical discharge in the military unit of Popayan. Solidarity with their families. Strength to themsays the release of the Colombian Ministry of Defense.
According to General Luis Fernando Rojas, the soldiers were burned.
We hope that there will be no serious consequences, besides burns, some people have hearing problems,added the general.
All victims were immediately taken to a military hospital for detailed examination and treatment.