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Colombia sacks police officers who shot protesters

4 police officers in Colombia have been sacked in connection with the killing of at least six protesting farm workers.

by Alessandro Rampietti

Four police officers in Colombia have been sacked in connection with the killing of at least six protesting farm workers.

The men were demonstrating over the removal of coca crops by police.

They died during a confrontation in the rural south-west earlier this month.

Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Tumaco


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