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Airstrikes Target ELN Fighters

June 08 2012


Colombian air force officials say an airstrike has killed seven suspected National Liberation Army (ELN) militants in the nation's western Choco department, according to Colombia Reports.

The strike targeted a camp said to be operated by the "Western War Front" of the ELN, which is active along Colombia's Pacific coast.

One ELN militant was captured, reported the El Colombiano newspaper.

The air force also said eight suspected FARC militants were killed in the neighboring...

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