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Colombia President Iván Duque's helicopter hit by gunfire

Gunfire has hit a helicopter carrying the president of Colombia as it flew near the border with Venezuela.

President Iván Duque was flying toward Cúcuta in the Norte de Santander province, alongside the defence minister, interior minister, and the province's governor.

A spokesman for the presidency said nobody was hurt in the incident.

Mr Duque denounced the "cowardly attack" and said he was not frightened "by violence or acts of terrorism".


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