Shooting incident in North Santander Province, Colombia, injuring at least 3 people
On the evening of the 8th local time, a shooting incident occurred in the province of North Santander, Colombia, injuring at least three passers-by, including a six-year-old child.
So far, the police are still investigating the cause of the accident, and preliminary investigation shows that the violence is related to the local drug criminal group.
Local people say that the security situation has deteriorated in recent months, and the frequency of violence has seriously affected the normal life order of the people.
The government of North Santander condemns the Colombian anti-government armed National Liberation Army, which has long been involved in the Colombian border, as a series of recent violence in the province.
In addition, in Choc Province, Colombia, a large number of unidentified armed men have also been reported in recent days that they continue to stir up trouble in rural areas of the province, abducting and killing many local community leaders.
Due to the deteriorating security situation, nearly a thousand people from about 200 families have fled their homes in Chouk Province.