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600 FARC Uniforms Found in Ecuador

ECUADOR / 28 APR 2011 BY INSIGHT CRIME EN

600 uniforms intended for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - FARC) were seized by the Ecuadorian police, reports Infobae.· Five people were arrested, after authorities received an anonymous phone call describing a uniform-producing factory in northern Quito. At the scene, police found a truck full of basic supplies, meds, food, explosives and uniforms with the FARC's logo.

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