Colombia: two caches totaling 600 kilos of high powered explosives seized in Neiva

Posted on September 14, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Explosives / Bombs, FARC, Police/Military Activity

According to, two caches containing 600 kilos of high explosives and weapons, apparently from the FARC, were discovered by police in the neighborhoods north and south of Neiva.
Two caches with highly destructive explosives, equipment for assembling bombs, grenades and heavy artillery weapons were discovered by police in shelters in abandoned houses in Huila capital.

The coves as hiding the authorities apparently specialized equipment would be used to cause an event of great impact in Huila capital.

“In the first operation deployed in a lot located in the Portes du Soleil neighborhood, in the south of Neiva, members of the Criminal Investigation Branch attached to the Department of Huila Police found a cache with explosive material with 11 grenades IM-26 5.56 and 162 cartridges, items that would be delivered to alias ‘My King’, responsible for the coordination of terrorist actions and collection of extortion by the Second Teofilo Forero Mobile Column of the FARC in Neiva, Campoalegre and Algeciras, “said Rubiano Colonel Omar Castro, commander of the Police Region Two. Read Article

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