Colombia: Gulf Clan escalates violence against police

Colombia's Conflict Analysis Resource Center (Cerac) reported that in the week of July 15-22, there were 28 violent actions against the security forces that left five police officers and one soldier dead.

Colombian police have become the target of the Clan del Golfo ("Gulf Clan") criminal gang in recent weeks, which has intensified selective killings of members of the institution in the worst wave of violence in the last five years, authorities reported on Monday, July 25.

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