NGO says that FARC dissidents kidnapped 6 Venezuelan soldiers

According to Javier Tarazona, director of the NGO Fundaredes, the FARC dissidents intend to use these kidnapped soldiers "as bargaining chips".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At least six Venezuelan military personnel were kidnapped by a group of FARC dissidents, whom they have been fighting since March 21 in the border state of Apure, said this Sunday the NGO Fundaredes.

"Today, we must inform that we are aware of the existence of a video in which the guerrillas show six of the missing (military) troops who are being held hostage. This audiovisual material is in the hands of chiefs of the (Bolivarian National Armed Forces) FANB," wrote on Twitter, the director of Fundaredes, Javier Tarazona.

Official and military sources have released little . . .

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