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Colombia police killed as rebel surge continues

September 10--Colombian left-wing rebels have killed at least six police officers in an attack near the border with Ecuador.

Colombia police killed as rebel surge continues

The Farc rebels used gas canisters stuffed with explosives to bombard a police station in the Putumayo region.

Fighting continued in the surrounding jungle. At least two guerrillas are reported dead.

It is the latest in a series of rebel attacks that have killed more than 30 security personnel since President Juan Manuel Santos took office a month ago.

Analysts say the Farc and the smaller ELN rebel group may be seeking to show the new president that they are still a force to be reckoned with.
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