Latin American Herald Tribune | 5/18/2009 12:00:00 AM
Three Police Slain in Colombia Rebel Attack Near Venezuela Border
May 18 -- Three police officers died in an ambush that leftist rebels set for a patrol in the northeastern municipality of Cubara near the Venezuelan border, and in which two guerrillas were also killed, government officials said on Saturday.
The attack by the National Liberation Army, or ELN, rebels took place Friday afternoon when the police patrol was attacked while going through the hospital in Cubara, a town in Boyaca province on the Venezuelan border.
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