New attack by FARC dissidents in Cauca: two people injured

New attack by FARC dissidents in Cauca: two people injured
New attack by FARC dissidents in Cauca: two people injured

Dissidents of the FARC They attacked the village of El Plateado with explosives this Monday, in the troubled department of Cauca, an attack that left two civilians injured, authorities reported.

“We have three homes incinerated and two people injured: one adult and another minor”detailed the Secretary of the Government of Cauca, Miller Hurtado, to journalists

The Army, meanwhile, detailed on its social networks that everything happened during a combat between the uniformed men and two FARC dissidents: el Central General Staff (EMC)led by alias ‘Iván Mordisco’and the ‘Second Marquetalia’, what commands ‘Iván Márquez’who was chief peace negotiator of the former guerrilla.

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“During the fighting, improvised explosive devices were launched by these structures (armed groups), affecting an establishment and a home of the civilian population”added the information.

In videos published on social networks, a hardware store and a house are seen on fire due to the explosion, which occurred in the heart of this town, located in the municipality of Algeria, which for several years has been hit by dissident violence. of the FARC.

The departments of Cauca and Cauca Valley For two months, they have been the scene of terrorist actions by the EMC against military and police installations, which have left people dead and injured.

Just last week the EMC, which is currently split into two groups previously commanded by ‘Iván Mordisco’, intensified the number of attacks in Cauca. that began with four coordinated attacks that left one civilian and two police officers injured.

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Likewise, Sigifredo Márquez, father of the Colombian vice president, Francia Márquez, was the target of an attack on Sunday when he was traveling with a six-year-old nephew of the high official, between the towns of Timba, in Cauca, and the Robles hamlet, a rural area of Jamundí, in the Cauca Valley.

Faced with this wave of violence, the mayor of Cali, Alejandro Éder, asked the Government this Monday “review the policy of bombing the fields of these illegal groups.”

“What is being done is giving a tactical advantage to these illegal groups, who are also recruiting minors with two hands because they understand them as their air defense”Éder added to Noticias Caracol.

EFE

 
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