Five “peasant farmers” were killed and two more remain missing in Peru near the Colombian and Brazilian borders, Peruvian Defense Minister Rafael Rey told
EFE news agency. The armed group, which the agency said were “drug traffickers,” also attacked a Peruvian military boat. They could have been from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) or another armed group wearing camouflage, the minister said. He also noted an increase in drug trafficking activity in the tri-border area.
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