10 Soldiers Killed by Apparent Rebel Attack in Colombia

April 15, 2015 2:26 PM

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Colombia's army says 10 soldiers were killed and 20 injured in an apparent attack by leftist rebels that could jeopardize the future of peace talks.

The army's third division says in a statement that soldiers were on a routine patrol in the volatile southwestern department of Cauca when they were ambushed around midnight Tuesday by a guerrilla unit of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

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