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Colombia’s armed forces on Tuesday carried out their biggest drug bust of the year, confiscating 10 tons of cocaine from the National Liberation Army (ELN), a left-wing guerrilla group. According to Reuters.

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Colombia’s Defense Minister Diego Molano told Reuters Colombia’s military also destroyed two pharmaceutical laboratories belonging to the ELN, located in the province of Nario near the country’s border with Ecuador.

“This is the most significant setback in terms of cocaine seizures this year,” Molano told Reuters in a recorded message.

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The ELN remains the largest armed group to rebel against the Colombian government. Established In 1965 as a Marxist-Leninist group.

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