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  1. Six members of the ELN were captured during an operation against the Efraín Pabón Pabón Front

    2020-05-29 15:50:13/

    One of the detainees is the political and financial leader of this structure.

  2. Troops capture Arnold, trusted man of aka Raul, top leader of the residual organized armed group Central Joint Command of the Adán Izquierdo Front

    2020-05-29 15:49:16/

    This capture is one more step towards the complete dismantling of the criminal structure that operates in the department of Tolima.

  3. The Army captures a man known as Rambo or El Indio, leader of Gulf Clan in southwestern Antioquia

    2020-05-29 15:48:22/

    This mas is a military target of regional interest, as established during a security council presided over by the Minister of Defense in February of this year. This is aggravated by the fact that this organized armed group has been threatening the inhabitants of the municipalities of Betulia, Anzá, Concordia, and Urrao.

  4. National Army rescues ten people in Suárez, Cauca

    2020-05-28 13:25:25/

    Inter-institutional work carried out along with the Mayors Office of Suárez, Cauca, the Ombudsmans Office, and the Municipal Attorneys Office allowed the troops of the Cauca Specific Command, through the 8th Infantry Battalion - Batalla de Pichincha, to rescue ten people. The group included two senior adults, one disabled person, three adults and four minors who received death threats by the Jaime Martínez Mobile Column.

  5. The National Army carries out forceful military operations in the department of Arauca

    2020-05-28 13:24:00/

    The rapid reaction of the troops has led to the capture of important leaders of different organized and residual armed groups, as well as the neutralization of terrorist attacks.

  6. The man known as El Cura or Poliarco, a military leader of the José David Suárez Front of the ELN, was captured in Arauca.

    2020-05-28 13:23:00/

    During the operation, another three people were also captured. All of them are alleged members of the Domingo Laín Sáenz Front of this organized armed group.

  7. Army dismantled illegal mining complex in Sonson, Antioquia

    2020-05-27 15:54:49/

    In the last hours, National Army troops dismantled an illegal mineral production unit, which generated approximately 240 million pesos per month.

  8. Yeison and Chita, alleged members of the ELN, surrender voluntarily under pressure from the Army

    2020-05-27 15:52:45/

    These men, who are alleged members of the Ernesto Che Guevara Front of the organized armed group ELN, will receive the benefits of the Humanitarian Attention Group to the Demobilized of the Ministry of National Defense. This year, 13 members of this group have surrendered to the Army troops in this jurisdiction, seven in Antioquia and six in Chocó.

  9. The Army captured eight members of the Gulf Clan in Mutatá, Antioquia, including alias Ferney, leader of this organized armed group

    2020-05-27 15:51:04/

    These individuals are alleged members of the Carlos Vasquez Substructure of the Gulf Clan. Two of the detainees are alias Fabián and Carrillo, who are accused of committing terrorist attacks against Public Force units in April 2019.

  10. National Army captured Edward Heriberto Mattos, accused of aggravated murder, in the south of Cesar

    2020-05-26 11:58:34/

    The man was wanted for events that occurred in 2001 in Codazzi, Cesar. A firearm and ammunition were also confiscated during the operation.