FARC’s “Aldemar 30,” Dead in Combat

first_img During the development of joint operation “Marfil” on March 12, Colombian Army and Navy troops did away with “Aldemar 30”, leader of the FARC’s Oscar 32 Company, Libardo García Mobile Column when combat ensued in the village of Bajo Calima, Buenaventura. Elements from Riverine Combat, Marine Brigade No. 2 arrived in the area along with Army and Navy troops, confronted the Mobile Column members of the Oscar 32 Company, engaging in combat for hours. National Army and Navy troops at the South West Joint Command, found the camp in Quebrada Ordóñez where this terrorist was hidden, near the border between Valle del Cauca and Chocó departments. During the confrontation, the members of the terrorist group escaped into the jungle due to the pressure exerted by the military troops, leaving behind Aldermar’s body. In addition, 60 kilos of food supplies, logistics material and military uniforms were found in the clandestine hideout, with a capacity to lodge up to 30 terrorists. Moreover, plenty of war material was seized, including a 5.56 mm caliber M-16; a high precision sight 22 caliber Marlin rifle, seven magazines, 277 cartridges of different caliber and two fragmentation grenades. Two 15-volt batteries used for the activation of improvised explosive devices were also seized. “Aldemar 30”, aged 31, was third in command at the Oscar 32 Company, under “Reinaldo” or “Rey”, and he was presumed to have participated in terrorist actions against Public Forces units performing mobile patrols on Alejandro Cabal Pombo road, which communicates Buenaventura with Cali. By Dialogo March 14, 2013 Is it true? Because they always say that they took down these terrorists, but the truth is that they are still committing crimes, setting bombs and killing civilians and innocent people (boys, girls). At the Department of Putumayo is normal to see civilians die every day.last_img

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