Rebels in­jured in ‘com­bat’ with Colom­bian forces

The Myanmar Times - - World -

FARC rebels in Colom­bia have clashed with gov­ern­ment forces in the cen­tre of the coun­try, De­fence Min­is­ter Luis Car­los Vil­le­gas said, as the two sides push to fi­nalise a his­toric peace deal. “This took place 48 hours ago in La Uribe. A FARC pa­trol unit came upon an army rapid re­sponse team pa­trol and en­gaged,” Mr Vil­le­gas said. The rebels were mem­bers of a del­e­ga­tion due to travel to the on­go­ing peace talks be­ing held in Ha­vana.

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