National Army of Colombia

ELN terrorist action neutralized

February 13, 2018

ELN terrorist action neutralized During the military action and as a result of the confrontation, one of the terrorists was killed.
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Terrorist who intended to attack the community dies as a result of the confrontation
In the last hours, the troops of the Boyac Military Gaula of the First Brigade, assigned to the Second Division of the National Army, during a tactical motorized movement on the road from Tutaz to Susacn in the Boyac department, more precisely in the sector known as Capilla in kilometer 52, prevented a terrorist action that the guerrillas of the ELN planned to perpetrate.

After 10 oclock last night, the troops were developing operations that seek to protect the community. During the event, terrorists belonging to the Adonay Ardila Pinilla Front of SAP ELN were caught red-handed carrying guns while setting up an illegal roadblock with the purpose of affecting the community of the region and incinerating vehicles that passed by the place.

During the military action and as a result of the confrontation, one of the terrorists was killed. This person had a weapon in his possession.
The Military Unit informed the judicial authorities of the events in order take any urgent action needed.

The strong operational dynamic in the jurisdiction is maintained.