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In Colombia, Teens Killed From Facebook Hit Lists

August 25--Other youths fleeing town as police investigate who is targeting them.

In Colombia, Teens Killed From Facebook Hit Lists

Earlier this month two teenagers were shot to death in the town of Puerto Asis in southern Colombia. Their names were among 100 or so that subsequently appeared on three "death lists" posted on Facebook. And then another of those named was killed five days later.

According to the BBC, Diego Ferney Jaramillo, 16, and Eibart Alejandro Ruiz Munoz, 17, were riding on a motorcycle on the outskirts of town on Aug. 15 when they were killed. The next day the first of the death lists appeared on Facebook. It contained 69 names. Five days later, on Aug. 20, another of those named on the list, Norbey Alexander Vargas, was murdered. And more lists—also mostly featuring the names of those under 18—were posted.
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