The Colombian army says that it has killed 40 guerrillas in an offensive
aimed at the FARC’s eastern bloc, commanded by senior FARC member ‘Mono
On Saturday, the Colombian army already claimed the death of 16 guerrillas in central Colombia.
The army is involved in heavy fighting in the Meta department, trying to capture or kill Jorge ‘Mono Jojoy’ Briceño, one of the FARC’s most famous and wanted leaders.
According to General Javier Florez, commander of the joint strike force involved in the offensive, 76 guerrillas deserted during the attacks.