The Mayor of Buenos Aires, Cauca, said that he fears for the safety of
the civilian population after a guerrilla attack on Police in a town
nearby earlier this week.
On Monday, seven policemen and at least 20 guerrillas were killed
after a guerrilla ambush killing seven policemen led to heavy battle near Jamundi, Valle del
Cauca. The mayor told Caracol Radio that the situation in the region has been very tense after this fighting.
The Mayor of Buenos Aires reiterated what the Governor of Cauca, Guillermo Alberto Gonzalez, had said; that guerrillas of the FARC teamed up with drug traffickers to carry out the attack on a Valle Police squadron.