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Colombia: Civilian population living in the neighbourhood of la Esperanza, and neighbouring areas of Barrancabermeja city, central Colombia

, Index number: AMR 23/006/2000

Amnesty International is very concerned for the safety of people living in the neighbourhood of La Esperanza, in Barrancabermeja city, and surronding areas, after a 10 year old boy was shot in the leg, on the night of 5 February 2000, when an army patrol reportedly went into the neighbourhood and started to fire their guns indiscriminately and otherwise terrorize people.

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