Latin American Herald Tribune | 7/21/2009 12:00:00 AM
Three Dead, 20 Wounded in Guerrilla Attack on Colombian Town
Jul 21--At least three people were killed and 20 others, including two police officers, were wounded when FARC guerrillas attacked the southwestern Colombian town of Corinto over the weekend, officials said.
Eight of the 18 wounded civilians were taken to hospitals in Cali, the capital of neighboring Valle del Cauca province, the mayor said.
This was the fourth attack this year by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, on Corinto, which is in Cauca province.
The guerrilla attack was repelled by the police officers stationed in the town, located some 500 kilometers (311 miles) from Bogota.
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