Farc tries to disrupt Colombia poll

Voters caught in middle of attack on troops near poll station on congress election day.

    In the run-up to Colombia's March 14 congressional elections, the country's main armed anti-government group tried to disrupt the process by stepping up attacks against security forces.

    The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, also known as Farc, has been engaged in conflict with the government for decades now.

    Despite the deployment of more than 100,000 troops to protect polling stations across the country, Farc members still succeeded in carrying out attacks - even on election day.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from the city of Cauca, where residents were caught in the middle of the fighting.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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