Communist World News

FARC allegedly kills 3 soldiers in blast

In Latin America on April 5, 2012 at 5:31 pm

Ipiales, Colombia — The Marxist-Leninist FARC is alleged to have killed three Colombian soldiers in a bomb blast near the border of Ecuador, the Colombian army announced on Thursday.

The bomb went off during a patrol by the Colombian army between the border town of Ipiales and the Putumayo department. It follows the military offensives made by the Colombian army against FARC rebels over the last week.

The Colombian armed conflict which started in 1964 is marked by atrocities on all sides. It has cost the lives of tens of thousands of people.

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