FARC uses landmines to halt eradication of coca crop

Posted on November 21, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Colombia, Crime, FARC

Florence. Troops from Mobile Brigade No. 13, assigned to the Sixth Division, located 36 land mines planted around coca crops in an area of ​​280 meters, which avoided the eradication or destruction of illicit crops. The installation of explosive ordnance irrational threatened the life of peasants who travel around the village of the municipality Bold Water San Miguel in Putumayo department. Control operations area military troops engaged in the sector, allowed the location and subsequent destruction of the minefield that controlled access to protected drug crops belonging to the Farc 48 squad. Read Article

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