just another star in the sky (littlestarletta) wrote in ontd_political,
just another star in the sky

FARC attack south-west Colombia town

The FARC on Wednesday started an attack on San Vicente del Caguan, the south-west Colombian town that between 1999 and 2002 hosted peace talks between government and guerrillas.

According to local media, the guerrillas started the offensive around 3AM on Wednesday in their attempt to overrun local police. One policemen reportedly was killed in this attack.

The website of newspaper El Espectador quotes intelligence reports that say that the FARC's intention is to kidnap the town's mayor, who is held in custody over alleged guerrilla ties.

On Wednesday morning, the attack was still ongoing.


this is so horrible... I just wish this would go away :(

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