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Ecuador: Report Says U.S. Aided Attack on Rebels

Dec 16--A report by Ecuador’s government said American military personnel stationed at an air base in Manta helped with intelligence to plan the 2008 attack by Colombian forces on an encampment of Colombian rebels in Ecuadorean territory.

Ecuador: Report Says U.S. Aided Attack on Rebels

More details from the 130-page report related to the claim of American military involvement in the attack on the rebels — members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC — were not immediately available on Thursday. A spokeswoman at the United States Embassy in Ecuador could not be reached for comment.

The attack, which killed Raúl Reyes, the FARC’s second-in-command, and two dozen others, soured relations with Colombia and led to a purge of Ecuador’s military command by President Rafael Correa.

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