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Colombia: Fear for safety/possible extrajudicial executions/ ”Disappearances”

, Index number: AMR 23/090/2000

At least seven people have been killed in a paramilitary raid on the city of Barrancabermeja, in Santander department. The army-backed paramilitaries reportedly abducted the two brothers, who have not been seen since. A group of about 50 gunmen reportedly entered the city, killing the foolowing men Francisco Javier Castro Jaimes Luis Arturo Perez Osorio, Johel Jaime Suarez, Ramiro Francisco Javier Castro Jaimes Luis Arturo Pérez Osorio, Johel Jaime Suarez, Ramiro Nino Ardila, Jairo Alonso Suarez Morantes, Carlos Alberto Suarez Ardila, Donato Suarez Sanchez. At least 410 inhabitants of Barrancabermeja are believed to have been killed by either paramilitaries or guerrilla groups

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