Colombia peace deal: Soldier killed by renegade rebels

BBCMembers of the left-wing Colombian Farc rebel group opposed to last year’s historic peace agreement have killed a soldier in an attack in the south-east of the country, the army has said.

It said that dissidents targeted an army vehicle with an improvised explosive device. Four other soldiers were wounded. The attack has been condemned by President Juan Manuel Santos, who last year won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the peace agreement.

The deal ended half a century of conflict but renegade Farc fighters have since clashed with other Farc members as well as government forces. The government and the Farc signed a peace agreement in November. …



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