Alfonso Cano, leader of FARC dies in bombing by Colombia troops

Posted on November 5, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Conflicts, Crime, FARC, Police/Military Activity

BBC reported that Defense Minister of Colombia, Juan Carlos Pinzón, confirmed in the early hours of Saturday at a news conference in Bogota the death of Alfonso Cano, top leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). According to Finch, the guerrilla leader of 63 years died after a bombing in a mountainous region of Cauca. “The troops began a siege and the siege in the course of the afternoon today (Friday) went into a combat situation and prosecution of this individual.” Read Article

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