Colombia captures arms supplier to FARC from Venezuela

Posted on August 28, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Conflicts, Crime, FARC, Venezuela

The Colombian security forces arrested 14 suspected collaborators of the guerrillas of the FARC, including a logistics chief weapons smuggled across the border with Venezuela, the National Police reported Friday. Catches were recorded in two operations, one in a troubled area of ​​Cauca (southwest) and the other in the Arauca (eastern) border with Venezuela. In the municipality of Arauquita (Arauca) was arrested Thursday Danilo Benavidez, aka ‘Carrancho’, considered a chief logistical support for the Tenth Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC communist).’Carrancho’ was responsible for “the procurement of arms, ammunition and explosives from Venezuela,” police said in a statement. Read Article

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