Colombia: Indigenous call for demilitarization

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August 2, 2011
Christian Science Monitor    
Posted in PND News

"Like most Saturdays, Sara Munoz was at the bank to deposit money when she heard an explosion outside. She recalls the roof falling down around her, trapping her with her three children. Her father was running their meat stall in the busy market outside and was killed instantly as a gas cylinder from the homemade bomb hit his head. FARC guerrillas, who have waged civil war with the state since the 1950s, had detonated a car bomb outside the police station." [editor's note: As all too often happens, primary target missed, but major "collateral" damage inflicted on the innocent - SAT] (08/02/11)  

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