31 soldiers killed in Colombian ambush

31 soldiers killed in Colombian ambush31 soldiers killed in Colombian ambush

In one of the bloodiest attacks on the Colombian army in three decades of guerrilla war, an estimated 150 rebels sprayed a 50-strong army convoy with automatic rifle fire, lobbed grenades and faded into the surrounding jungle 350 miles south-west of Bogota, leaving 31 soldiers dead and 18 wounded, the highest army casualty toll in at least 10 years, writes Phil Davison.

In one of the bloodiest attacks on the Colombian army in three decades of guerrilla war, an estimated 150 rebels sprayed a 50-strong army convoy with automatic rifle fire, lobbed grenades and faded into the surrounding jungle 350 miles south-west of Bogota, leaving 31 soldiers dead and 18 wounded, the highest army casualty toll in at least 10 years, writes Phil Davison.

31 soldiers killed in Colombian ambush

In one of the bloodiest attacks on the Colombian army in three decades of guerrilla war, an estimated 150 rebels sprayed a 50-strong army convoy with automatic rifle fire, lobbed grenades and faded into the surrounding jungle 350 miles south-west of Bogota, leaving 31 soldiers dead and 18 wounded, the highest army casualty toll in at least 10 years, writes Phil Davison.

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