Armed attack in Colombia with 6 dead and 180 vehicles trashed

The Gulf Clan has besieged 11 services in retaliation for the extradition of its leader, alias "Otoniel," to the United States.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At least six dead and 180 vehicles attacked, most of them burned, are the result of an "armed attack" by the Gulf Clan, Colombia's largest criminal gang, which has besieged dozens of towns in 11 departments of the country, authorities said Sunday (8).

The Defense Ministry said the criminal actions of the Gulf clan, also known as Autodefensas Gaitanistas de Colombia (AGC), led to the murders of three civilians, a police officer, and two soldiers.

The Gulf clan's "armed strike," which began last Thursday and will continue through Tuesday, is in retaliation for the . . .

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