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Marxist guerrillas in southwest Colombia are believed to have killed a second group of Indians the rebels accused of helping the government, a state governor said.
At least 10 Awa Indians were killed this week in Narino state, Gov. Navarro Wolff said late Wednesday. A day earlier, Wolff had reported that the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, better known as FARC, had killed at least 17 Awa last week in another remote village.
"I don't have more information than what they gave us by cell [phone], but they gave us ... a list of names," Wolff said about the latest killings.
He said in an interview on CNN affiliate Caracol TV that villagers told him they cannot be certain that the FARC committed the killings because it was dark. But the governor and others say all indications point to the guerrillas.
The killings happened in two villages about a one- to two-day walk apart, he said.
Some Awa killed this week were fleeing the FARC because of last week's assassinations, said Luis Evelis Andrade of the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia, known by its Spanish acronym ONIC.
The FARC have targeted the Awa because the Indians don't want to get involved in the armed struggle and refuse to reveal information on government troop actions, Andrade said on Caracol.Marxist guerrillas in southwest Colombia are believed to have killed a second group of... more