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The clash was between two Marxist insurgent forces that have not disarmed: the ELN and FARC dissidents. FARC mostly disarmed over this year. ELN continues to fight the government.


Thirteen people were killed in Colombia in a clash between National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels and FARC dissidents, the country’s ombudsman said Tuesday.

The firefight, which comes as the ELN is observing a three-month ceasefire with the government in Bogota, happened last week in a remote area of the country’s southwest, the official, Carlos Negret, told reporters.

Negret said ELN guerrillas had gone to a municipality near the Ecuador border to disarm a local farmers’ resistance group, made up of alleged FARC dissidents, when the fighting occurred “resulting in the killing of 13 citizens.”


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