Bolivian police in 20 hour firefight with Colombian narcos in National Park

Posted on November 15, 2011 • Filed under: Bolivia, Crime, Drug Activity, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity

Elite troops of the Mobile Rural Patrol Unit (UMOPAR) yesterday took control of a narcolaboratorio was found a day earlier in the Isiboro Secure park in Beni territory, after 20 hours of combat with Colombian drug traffickers. There they found the body of a sniper.
Drug Trafficking. Take narcolaboratorio obtained yesterday in Santa Rosa del Isiboro, Beni. This drug case, the first in the country in which there is a 20-hour armed conflict, worried the government authorities. The defense minister, Ruben Saavedra, and Deputy Minister of Social Defence, Felipe Caceres, moved to the conflict zone to monitor the drug task. They had as a hub Chimoré based on the Tropic of Cochabamba. Read Article – Spanish

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