Arauca, Colombia: 17 Colombian troops killed in ambush

Posted on July 21, 2013 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Police/Military Activity reported that at least 17 Colombian troops have died in an ambush in the east of the country, close to Venezuela’s border. It is not clear yet whether the soldiers were attacked by rebels belonging to the FARC or the ELN, both of which are active in the region. Clashes in the south also killed four troops and several Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) fighters. Read Article

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