lunes, 17 de febrero de 2014
FARC guerrillas kill five policemen in Colombia
Suspected guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) ambushed and killed five policemen guarding a coca eradication team in the district of Tarazá on 17 February, Colombian media reported. Three policemen were injured in the attack and one was said to be missing, following an attack suspected as the work of the FARC's Front 36, Caracol radio reported. Police said the FARC used explosives and long-range rifles in the incident. The Army separately reported on 15 February the surrender of two FARC guerrillas and one from the National Liberation Army/ELN in different parts of the country. A 12-year veteran of the FARC was reported to have "fled" and surrendered to the Army in the north-eastern district of Manaure Balcón del César, another surrendred to the Army in Ocaña, and an ELN fighter surrendered with arms and equipment at a police or army post outside the town of Teorama.