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Latino Daily News

Sunday April 20, 2014

4 FARC Rebels Killed, One Female Guerrilla Captured

Four FARC guerrillas have been killed in fighting in Colombia this weekend, the army said.

The rebels died in clashes with army troops in Arauca, Meta and Cauca provinces.

Two of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, guerrillas died in an operation in a rural area outside Tame, a city in Arauca.

The two rebels had belonged to the FARC for 23 and 18 years, respectively, the army said.

A female guerrilla was wounded and captured in the same operation.

A guerrilla in charge of intelligence operations for the FARC’s 40th Front died in fighting in La Uribe, a city in Meta.

A rebel who belonged to the FARC’s 6th Front died in Toroto, a rural area in Cauca province.

The FARC and the government have been negotiating a peace agreement in Havana since November 2012.

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