Tumaco Colombia: Murder rate up 19 percent so far 2012

Posted on July 24, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Social Issues

“So far this year are 121 deaths compared with 102 last year, that means 19% higher crime rate. Of course strategy is being performed with excellent results. This area is very complicated because it is the support network of terrorism of the FARC and the bacrim who are looking to generate fear in the population, “he said.

He noted that there have been accurate strikes against members of the bacrim and seized enough material of war. Besides the security forces was discharged to one of the people who caused the first terrorist attack last February that killed 9 people.
“Another purpose is to eradicate coca crops with the Drug. Tumaco is the largest producer of coca in Colombia. According to recent statistics, more than 15 000 hectares of coca cultivated according to figures from 2010, “said Colonel Diaz. Read Article

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