Colombia targets Gulf Clan after deadly blast in Urabá

Colombia targets Gulf Clan after deadly blast in Urabá
 

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has told the security forces to go after a criminal gang known as the Gulf Clan after the group was blamed for a bomb attack which killed eight police officers in north-western Colombia.
The bomb went off on Wednesday as the officers were escorting officials handing back land to rural dwellers displaced by Colombia's armed conflict.
The Gulf Clan is estimated to have about 1,800 members.
It is Colombia's biggest drugs gang.
It controls many of the routes used to smuggle drugs from Colombia to the US and as far away as Russia.
Colombia's hunt for... read more

 
12 April 2018 in World News, Views: 42
Source: BBC
Share:
 




News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31