The seizure of the Palace of justice

the seizure of the Palace of justice in bogotá carried out by the Movement 19 of April, 6-7.11.1985. Terrorists 6.11.1985 at 11 h 40 min, rushed to the truck in the underground garage of the Palace of justice, seized the building and held for two days, several of the hostages. All the operation involved 35 militants. They killed the guards, some members of the Supreme court, burned cases of drug trafficking. Demanded publications of its Manifesto. For the release of hostages and buildings the army used tanks and helicopters. In total the battle lasted 27 hours during the battle killed about 100 people, including 35 terrorists. More than 200 hostages managed to escape.

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