CNN International | 9/23/2010 12:00:00 AM
Top-level guerrilla leader killed in Colombia, president says
September 23--The No. 2 leader in a Marxist guerrilla group that has been at war with the Colombian government since the 1960s has been killed in a bombing raid, President Juan Manuel Santos said Thursday.
Santos called the rebel leader's death a "historic" event.
"This is the biggest blow the FARC has suffered in its history," Santos said from New York, where he is participating in meetings of the United Nations General Assembly.
"To the rest of the FARC, we are going after them," Santos said. "We are not going to rest."
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