An Antioquian soldier is the fourth of those killed after an attack by dissidents in Cauca

An Antioquian soldier is the fourth of those killed after an attack by dissidents in Cauca
An Antioquian soldier is the fourth of those killed after an attack by dissidents in Cauca

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The drama does not stop after the dramatic audios of the soldiers who were left defenseless and went viral. surrounded in the middle of a fight with the Carlos Patiño front of the Central General Staff (EMC) of the FARC, in Algeria, department of Cauca.

In the last hours the Third Division of the National Army confirmed the death of the fourth professional soldier, who was identified as Jairo Urrego David. The deaths of the soldiers had previously been reported Jorge David Fuentesnative of Valledupar; César Javier Sosa Ballesteros, from La Mesa, Cundinamarca; and Camilo Andrés Molina, from Galeras, Sucre.

About Urrego David, The Army confirmed that “he had been providing his invaluable services to the institution for eleven years and was a native of the municipality of Chigorodó, Antioquia.”

As for the other two wounded uniformed personnel, the Military Forces say that they are stable, “since they cover less complicated wounds.”

In the audios that unleashed a wave of national solidarity, the soldiers narrate the adverse situation in which they find themselves. They cry out for help and warn that they will die if reinforcements do not arrive.

“Herrera, they let us die, dude. We have been in very hard combat for three hours. They let us die” is heard in one of the audios, while rifle bursts are fired in the background.

For its part, The Military Forces reported that “despite the efforts that have been maintained throughout the day to carry out the aerial extraction, the weather conditions continue to be adverse in the area of ​​operations.”

The institution clarified that when the ground units were waiting for an aircraft to land to evacuate with the detainees, they received “indiscriminately” an ambush “from various points,” according to military sources.

“Immediately, the troops executed a defensive maneuver and began to repel the attack, taking position in the place where they were,” The Military Forces added, while expressing that air support and artillery fire support arrived in the area.

By contrast, The capture in flagrante delicto of five members of the Carlos Patiño structure was confirmed, of the armed group commanded by ‘Iván Mordisco’.

 
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