Colombia: Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) attacked town of Toribio killing 3 people and injuring 70
FARC guerrillas attacked a local market in southwest Colombia Saturday killing at least three people and injuring 70 others in the southwestern town of Toribio, its mayor told French press agency AFP.
“It was a brutal attack by the FARC against the people of Toribio,” mayor Carlso Banguero said. “It appears they used a car bomb loaded with 220 pounds (100 kilos) of explosives and set it off in the center of town at the market,” he added.
Banguero said it was the third attack by the Marxist FARC, Latin America’s largest and longest-fighting insurgency, in the town this year.
President Juan Manuel Santos also reported that among the dead was at least one police officer.