Nine people have been killed and five others injured after deadly fighting in Colombia, despite progressive peace talks between two guerrilla groups meant to end decades of fighting in the country, according to reports, quoting govt sources.
Bogota: Nine people have been killed and five others injured after deadly fighting in Colombia, despite progressive peace talks between two guerrilla groups meant to end decades of fighting in the country. Sources has given this information quoting the Governor. Significantly, peace efforts have been going on in the South American country for a long time, in such a situation, these incidents raise questions about the efforts that were being made for peace.
According to media reports, the violent clash took place between unarmed FARC and National Liberation Army (ELN). However, it has not been revealed yet information about deceased people. There is also news that 5 people were injured in this clash, including a minor girl.
Governor Wilton Rodrigues has not given very open information about this. Let us tell you here that the ELN guerrilla group had a fourth round meeting with the government on Monday, after which humanitarian aid was also announced.
Earlier this month, negotiators from the Colombian government and the guerrilla group ELN presented a revised peace talks agenda. The revised agenda includes the possibility of an early ceasefire, Colombia reports. According to news reports, the Mexico agreement is a revised version of the peace talks agenda initially agreed upon between the guerrillas and former Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos in 2017.
The country has seen more than five decades of conflict between the government on one side and leftist guerrillas, right-wing paramilitaries, drug cartels and other criminal groups on the other.