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8 Security Forces Dead in Colombia

COLOMBIA / 1 NOV 2010 BY INSIGHT CRIME EN
El Tiempo newspaper and Reuters report that eight members of the Colombian Armed Forces were killed in attacks in various parts of the country that the authorities blamed on the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia – FARC) and the Popular Liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Popular – EPL). It is the worst attacks since former Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos took the presidency on August 7.
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