Rebel group attack soldiers: Paraguay

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27/08/2016 from Ukraine

  • Not much is known about the rebel group that killed 8 soldiers during the attack in northern Paraguay on Saturday.
  • Attack happened few days after officials and guerrillas reached the final stage in negotiation of peace in Colombia.
  • It was the longest going on insurgency in Latin America.
  • Group called the Paraguayan People’s Army was suspected by the authorities in committing the attack.
  • According to Federico Delfino, the country’s prosecutor for anti-kidnapping efforts, the attackers got eight M4 carbines, bulletproof vests and the victims’ personal belongings.