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Armed attack leaves 3 civilians and 2 police officers dead in southwestern Colombia

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At least five people, three civilians, and two policemen, were killed in an armed attack against a patrol that was carrying out search and control work in the Colombian municipality of Santander de Quilichao, in the troubled department of Cauca (southwest), official sources reported Friday.

Defense Minister Diego Molano said that police patrolmen María Isabel Ángulo, 20, and Carlos Delgado Jiménez were attacked with rifle shots while they were in a neighborhood of Santander de Quilichao, the second most important city of Cauca after its capital, Popayán.

This "atrocious act also left three . . .

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