Tulcán Ecuador: Authorities seize explosives, military uniforms

Posted on November 13, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador, Explosives / Bombs, Police/Military Activity

A total of 50 blocks pentolite (explosives) and 12 type camouflage military uniforms were found by police in a building in the city of Tulcán, near the border with Colombia according to telegrafo.com.ec. The soldiers arrested the Ecuadorian Veronica A. 28 and the Colombian Rodrigo P., 32, who were turned over to the competent authorities for the investigations. In the house located in the neighborhood “Havana”, the police seized 50 blocks pentolite, 12 pants, 13 hats and 12 green jackets pixelated camouflage type. Ecuador and Colombia share a common border of about 586 kilometers in length. At this area there are over illegal steps, generally used by rebel groups, and crime to traffic in arms, ammunition and fuel. Read Article

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