Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jan 28, 2012 Leave a comment

FARC kill 2 civilians, 1 policeman in north Colombia: Police

FARC guerrillas

Two civilians and one policeman have been killed by FARC rebels in town in the north of Colombia, local police said Saturday.

Gustavo Chavarro, commander in the Ituango, Antioquia district told media that FARC rebels killed two civilians on the outskirts of the town late Friday. A police patrol sent to the crime scene was attacked and one official was killed.

According to the police commander, the FARC’s 18th front is behind the attack

Despite a search block formed by the police and army, no guerrilla was arrested for the attack.

The FARC is alleged to control the coca cultivation in the Itanguo region.

Itanguo, Colombia