Colombia’s authorities seize more than one ton of FARC explosives

Posted on Jan 9 2014 - 8:18am by Editor
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Colombia’s Armed Forces in the southwest state of Cauca seized over one ton of explosives, dismantled a bomb factory and discovered a boat belonging to FARC guerrillas, according to local media reports Wednesday.

The military operation in the municipality of Saurez, Cauca, uncovered a clandestine explosive factory that authorities said was capable of producing 600 explosive artifacts per month.

Also, in nearby Toribio municipality, authorities uncovered further bomb making materials.

Authorities claimed the bombs were to be used by the FARC’s sixth-front operating in the area.

In total, over one ton of deadly explosive anfo was captured by the authorities along with other materials used for construction artisan bombs.

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