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FARC attacks continue amid promise of peace talks
Truck drivers ccrossing dangerous terain have become vulnerable targets of FARC rebels.
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2012 12:58

The Colombian army has launched an operation to protect the oil and mining industries from attacks by rebels.

The armed group FARC has been defying an agreement to hold peace talks with the government by targeting lorry drivers and blowing up oil pipelines.

Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from the Putumayo region in Colombia.

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