The Colombian army discovered stashes of war materials, weapons, explosives, supplies and food believed to belong to rebel forces in five different departments in the country, CM& news reported Sunday.
Most of the supplies were identified as property of Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC.
According to the report, members of the Task Force Vulcano discovered a stash in El Tarra, Norte de Santander, where they found cartridges, ammunition, clothing, mosquito nets, hammocks and three military uniforms. Security officials said that supplies belonged to the Aruturo Ruiz column of the FARC.
In Riohacha, located in the northern La Guajira department along the Venezuelan border, troops of the Tenth Brigade found a “terrorist nest” which contained 44 cartridges, a rifle, and 21 camouflage uniforms.
A weapons cache containing four grenades and two revolvers with ammunition was found by soldiers of the Ninth Brigade in Gigante, a town in the southwestern Huila department. The army suspects the supplies belonged to the Teofilo Forero Castro column of the FARC.
In the rural area of Mallama, in the department of Nariño, located along the Ecuadorian border, members of Task Force Pegasus found a stockpile of explosives which they say belonged to the Mariscal Antonio Jose de Sucre column of the FARC.
Lastly, 511 pounds of food were found by members of the 34th Mobile Bridage in the village of Morichal, situated in the Arauca department in the eastern part of the country bordering Venezuela.