Colombian Troops Kill Dozens of FARC Guerillas March 21, 2012Posted by Chris Mark in terrorism, weapons and tactics.
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According to a story on CNN, Colombian government forces have killed dozens of leftist guerrillas in the past two days. Various operations throughout Colombia killed an estimated 39 members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). FARC has been at war with the Colombian government since the 1960’s and by 2005 had kidnapped an estimated 2,500 people. In the first half of 2011 FARC had kidnapped 108 people.
While self labeled as a “leftist” guerrilla group, many organizations have labled FARC as a terrorist organization or ‘narco terrorist’ organization. (more…)