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Incident summaries for May 2016

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Short summaries of the incidents leading to the counts.

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Meta.
May 2, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found eight explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the place known as Guaduas. The incident took place in the municipality of Uribe, Meta - Less than 20kms from Uribe-1 - In Round 2012 exploration block.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395449
Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Meta.
May 2, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found six explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the place known as Bajo Porvenir. The incident took place in the municipality of Mesetas, Meta - Within 20kms of a number of exploration wells including the CPO-16 group, Macarena-1, Guamalito-1, the SA-group, Rio Curia-1, Rio Zanza-1 and El Triunfo-1.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395496
Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Choco.
May 3, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices belonging to ELN in the place known as El Veinte. The incident took place in the municipality of Quibdó, Choco - In an available but unassigned block within 20 km of Nacora -1 and Pacurita -1 well but Choco is essentially a reserve.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395523
Army finds illegal refinery in Norte de Santander.
May 3, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces found an illegal refinery belonging to ELN in the place known as Miramontes. The incident took place in the municipality of Tibú, Norte de Santander - In the heart of the Catatumbo oil fields.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395568
Army finds illegal refinery in Norte de Santander.
May 3, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces found two illegal valves belonging to ELN in the place known as Guachiman. The incident took place in the municipality of Tibú, Norte de Santander - In the heart of the Catatumbo oil fields.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395568
FARC members killed in Nariño.
May 3, 2016    

RCN Radio reported the murder of four FARC members apparently by ELN members. The incident took place in the municipality of Samaniego, Nariño - 20 kms from the TransAndina Pipeline.
http://www.rcnradio.com/nacional/eln-seria-responsable-la-muerte-cuatro-personas-narino/

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Huila.
May 4, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found an explosive device belonging to Las FARC in the place known as Turquestán. The incident took place in the municipality of Baraya, Huila - In the center of over a dozen wells includine Baraya-1, Providencia-1, some of the Andalucia and Manila series etc. All within 10kms.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395579

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Huila.
May 4, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found two explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the place known as La Línea. The incident took place in the municipality of Garzón, Huila - On the main road south of Neiva, within 20kms of Gigante1 ST2, 4; Iskana-1A, Cascajal-1, Tarqui-1, Naranjo-1 ST, Guacharos-1, Altamira-1.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395579

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Norte de Santander.
May 4, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices belonging to ELN close to a school in Rio de Oro. The incident took place in the municipality of Ocaña, Norte de Santander - Less than 20kms from wells in the Lower Magdalena valley but separated by a mountain range. Strategic for being on the road between Cucuta and the coast.
http://hsbnoticias.com/noticias/judicial/eln-instalo-artefactos-explosivos-cerca-de-un-colegio-en-rio-205759

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Norte de Santander.
May 6, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found an explosive device belonging to ELN in the place known as La Llave. The incident took place in the municipality of Convención, Norte de Santander - No hydrocarbons activity but on the Petronorte pipeline.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395687

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Norte de Santander.
May 6, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found an explosive device belonging to ELN in the place known as Motilandia. The incident took place in the municipality of El Tarra, Norte de Santander - Within 20kms of a cluster of five wells around the road from Versailles to Tibú.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395687

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Caquetá.
May 7, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found eight explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the place known as La Unión. The incident took place in the municipality of San Vicente del Caguán, Caquetá - Former Farc stronghold. There are a number of wells with 20kms of the east of the municipality.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395709

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Caquetá.
May 7, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found three explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the place known as La Argentina. The incident took place in the municipality of La Montañita, Caquetá - Wells La Turbia-1,2 and Montanita-1 within 20kms. It is also only about 10kms off the main road from Florencia to San Vicente de Caguán.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395709

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Putumayo.
May 7, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found two explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the place known as Guadualito. The incident took place in the municipality of Puerto Asís, Putumayo - Caiman-8 and Quilili-1,2 are just outside the town and a number of wells are within 20kms.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395709

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Caquetá.
May 7, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the place known as La Cristalina. The incident took place in the municipality of Puerto Rico, Caquetá - No wells within 50kms but on the main road and there are exploration blocks nearby.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395709

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Huila.
May 7, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the place known as El Rubí. The incident took place in the municipality of Acevedo, Huila - Within 20 kms of Darien-1 well but this is in a reserve the block is not named by the ANH.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395741

Army finds FARC camp in Caquetá.
May 7, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces found a FARC camp with capacity for approx. 100 guerrilla members in the place known as Tovar Zambrano. The incident took place in the municipality of Florencia, Caquetá - Within 20kms of wells Aeropuerto-1 and Candelo Profundo-1.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395709

Soldier injured in Caquetá.
May 7, 2016    

HSB news reported a FARC attack in which a soldier member was injured by a sniper in the place known as Tovar Zambrano. The incident took place in the municipality of Florencia, Caquetá - Within 20kms of wells Aeropuerto-1 and Candelo Profundo-1.
http://hsbnoticias.com/noticias/judicial/francotirador-de-las-farc-hirio-otro-soldado-en-florencia-206453
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Army confiscates weapons and explosive material in Nariño.
May 9, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces seized different weapons and explosive material belonging ELN. The incident took place in the municipality of Mallama, Nariño - No hydrocarbons activity but on the TransAndino pipeline.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395759
Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Arauca.
May 9, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices belonging to ELN in the place known as El Alcaraván. The incident took place in the municipality of Arauquita, Arauca - Within 20kms of a large number of wells in the Arauca/Saravena/Fortul area and close to the route of the Bicentennial Pipeline.
http://hsbnoticias.com/noticias/judicial/ejercito-encontro-una-caleta-de-explosivos-del-eln-cerca-de-206529

FARC member captured in Tolima.
May 9, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces captured a FARC member responsible for rebellion and terrorism in the place known as El Playón. The incident took place in the municipality of Planadas, Tolima - Within 20km of a number of wells including Boga-1, Quimbaya-2, 3ST, 4 Chipalo-1, the Toldado group and Calera-Coyaima-1.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395761

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Meta.
May 10, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices belonging to Las FARC. The incident took place in the municipality of Mesetas, Meta - Within 20kms of a number of exploration wells including the CPO-16 group, Macarena-1, Guamalito-1, the SA-group, Rio Curia-1, Rio Zanza-1 and El Triunfo-1.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395807

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Nariño.
May 10, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found an explosive device belonging to Las FARC. The incident took place in the municipality of Ricaurte, Nariño - On the Transandino Pipeline route.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395892

FARC members captured in Caquetá.
May 11, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces captured two FARC members responsible for rebellion and terrorism in the place known as Las Morras. The incident took place in the municipality of San Vicente del Caguán, Caquetá - Former Farc stronghold. There are a number of wells with 20kms of the east of the municipality.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=395852

Soldier killed in Arauca.
May 11, 2016    

HSB news reported an ELN attack in which a soldier was killed in the place known as Panamá. The incident took place in the municipality of Arauquita, Arauca - Within 20kms of a large number of wells in the Arauca/Saravena/Fortul area and close to the route of the Bicentennial Pipeline.
http://hsbnoticias.com/noticias/judicial/guerrilleros-del-eln-asesinaron-un-militar-e-hirieron-un-207027

Soldier killed in Norte de Santander.
May 13, 2016    

HSB news reported an ELN attack in which a soldier member was killed by a sniper in the near the military base of Bellavista. The incident took place in the municipality of El Tarra, Norte de Santander - Within 20kms of a cluster of five wells around the road from Versailles to Tibú.
http://hsbnoticias.com/noticias/judicial/francotirador-acabo-con-la-vida-de-soldado-en-el-tarra-norte-207855

Army confiscates weapons and explosive material in Meta.
May 14, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces seized different weapons and explosive material belonging to Clan Úsuga in the place known as Mucuya. The incident took place in the municipality of Granada, Meta -  In the center of an arc of exploration wells 20-25kms away including Ariari-1, Fuente-1x, Canaguaro-1 and the CPO-16 series. Also on the main road towards the large cluster near Mesetas.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396033

Army confiscates weapons and explosive material in Meta.
May 14, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces seized different weapons and explosive material belonging to Las FARC in the place known as La Libertad. The incident took place in the municipality of Mesetas, Meta - Within 20kms of a number of exploration wells including the CPO-16 group, Macarena-1, Guamalito-1, the SA-group, Rio Curia-1, Rio Zanza-1 and El Triunfo-1.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396033

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Caquetá.
May 14, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the place known as Brisas del Arenoso. The incident took place in the municipality of La Montañita, Caquetá - Wells La Turbia-1,2 and Montanita-1 within 20kms. It is also only about 10kms off the main road from Florencia to San Vicente de Caguán.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396036

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Caquetá.
May 14, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the place known as Puerto Tejada. The incident took place in the municipality of Solano, Caquetá - In the Tacacho exploration block.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396036

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Caquetá.
May 14, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found an explosive device belonging to Las FARC in the place known as Chorreras. The incident took place in the municipality of San Vicente del Caguán, Caquetá - Former Farc stronghold. There are a number of wells with 20kms of the east of the municipality.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396036

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Putumayo.
May 14, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the place known as La Esmeralda. The incident took place in the municipality of Puerto Asís, Putumayo - Caiman-8 and Quilili-1,2 are just outside the town and a number of wells are within 20kms.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396069

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Putumayo.
May 14, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the place known as Guadualito. The incident took place in the municipality of Puerto Asís, Putumayo - Caiman-8 and Quilili-1,2 are just outside the town and a number of wells are within 20kms.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396069

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Nariño.
May 14, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices. The incident took place in the municipality of Barbacoas, Nariño - Within 20kms of the TransAndino pipeline.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396062

Soldiers killed in Norte de Santander.
May 14, 2016    

El Espectador newspaper reported an ELN attack in which two soldiers were killed in the place known as La Y. The incident took place in the municipality of Sardinata, Norte de Santander - No wells but within 20kms of a pipeline and the main road between Cucuta and the coast.
http://www.elespectador.com/noticias/nacional/dos-militares-muertos-emboscada-norte-de-santander-articulo-632346
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Army confiscates weapons and explosive material in Meta.
May 15, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces seized different weapons and explosive material in the place known as San Martin. The incident took place in the municipality of Cubarral, Meta - Within 20kms of the San Martin wells, Coronado-1 and Yali-1.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396072

Oil pipelines robbery frustrated in Casanare.
May 16, 2016    

Prensa Libre Casanare reported an attempt to steal oil pipelines in the village Bebea. The incident took place in the municipality of El Maní, Casanare - Within 10kms of Cusiana field.
http://prensalibrecasanare.com/judicial/20723-ejyrcito-frustru-hurto-de-tubos-petroleros-en-mann.html

Army confiscates weapons and explosive material in Guaviare.
May 17, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces seized different weapons and explosive material in the place known as Altos de San jorge. The incident took place in the municipality of San José del Guaviare, Guaviare - Within 20kms of Ariari exploration block and several unassigned but available blocks.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396195

Army confiscates weapons and explosive material in Meta.
May 17, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces seized different weapons and explosive material in the place known as Tierra Grata. The incident took place in the municipality of Puerto Lleras, Meta - In an exploration block within 20kms of over a dozen wells including some of the CPO-17 Este series, SA series, CH series, Chafurray series, Las Brujas-1 and Dorcas-1.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396214

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Nariño.
May 18, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices belonging to ELN. The incident took place in the municipality of Mallama, Nariño - No hydrocarbons activity but on the TransAndino pipeline.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396277

Police Patrol attack in Casanare.
May 18, 2016    

La Reporteria news reported an ELN attack in which a backhoe belonging to an Equion contractor was affected. The incident took place in the municipality of Yopal, Casanare - Gateway to Casanare, within 20kms of over a dozen wells, on a pipeline and close to a major pipeline interconnection point.
http://lareporteria.com/contenidos/Info_Segundo_Nivel.php?Id_CN2=1915&Id_CN1=20#.V0Jc9PkrLIV

ELN member captured in Nariño.
May 18, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces captured an ELN member responsible for terrorism in the place known as El Guabo. The incident took place in the municipality of Mallama, Nariño - No hydrocarbons activity but on the TransAndino pipeline.
http://hsbnoticias.com/noticias/judicial/en-narino-fue-detenido-un-hombre-con-13-kilos-de-explosivo-208722

Army seizes contraband gasoline in Nariño.
May 18, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces seized approx. 275 gallons of contraband gasoline. The incident took place in the municipality of Tumaco, Nariño - No wells nearby but terminus of the Transandino Pipeline.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396276

Army confiscates weapons and explosive material in Nariño.
May 19, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces seized different weapons and explosive material belonging to Las FARC in the place known as Tescual Bajo. The incident took place in the municipality of Puerres, Nariño - On the TransAndino pipeline.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396310

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Antioquia.
May 20, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices belonging to ELN in the village Peñas Blancas. The incident took place in the municipality of Yondó, Antioquia - Dense with wells and in the limit between Antioquia and Santander.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396345

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Nariño.
May 20, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found two explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the village El Guabo. The incident took place in the municipality of Mallama, Nariño - No wells nearby but terminus of the Transandino Pipeline.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396365

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Antioquia.
May 20, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices inside an autobus. The incident took place in the municipality of Segovia, Antioquia - Within 10kms of the Ocensa pipeline and Colombia pipeline.
http://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396372

Army confiscates weapons and explosive material in Antioquia.
May 20, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces seized different weapons and explosive material belonging to ELN in the place known as La Plancha. The incident took place in the municipality of Anorí, Antioquia - No hydrocarbons or coal in the area but 20kms from Valdivia which is on the main road from Medellin to the coastal region which does have wells.
http://hsbnoticias.com/noticias/judicial/audio-en-puerto-berrio-fue-ubicada-caleta-con-un-importante-209247

ELN members captured in Arauca.
May 21, 2016
The Army Forces and Police work together to capture eight ELN members responsible for terrorism. The incident took place in the municipality of Arauca, Arauca - Two wells within 20kms -- Pituco-1 and Caño Grande-1 -- but only 25kms from a large field between Arauca and Arauquita.
http://hsbnoticias.com/noticias/judicial/duro-golpe-contra-el-eln-en-arauca-operativos-dejan-ocho-209349
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Army finds illegal refinery in Nariño.
May 22, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces found an illegal valve with approximately 4000 gallons of oil. The incident took place in the municipality of Tumaco, Nariño - No wells nearby but terminus of the Transandino Pipeline.
https://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396411

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Caquetá.
May 23, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found different explosive devices belonging to Las FARC in the village Lusitania. The incident took place in the municipality of San Vicente del Caguán, Caquetá - Former Farc stronghold. There are a number of wells with 20kms of the east of the municipality.
https://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396418

ELN attack in Casanare.
May 23, 2016    

Prensa Libre Casanare reported an ELN attack in an explosive device was disposed close to a commercial zone in the city center. The incident took place in the municipality of Yopal, Casanare - Gateway to Casanare, within 20kms of over a dozen wells, on a pipeline and close to a major pipeline interconnection point.
http://prensalibrecasanare.com/judicial/20816-policna-detonu-de-manera-controlada-un-segundo-artefacto-explosivo-en-construvarios.html

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Córdoba.
May 24, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found an explosive device belonging to Las FARC in the village Cerro Sombrero. The incident took place in the municipality of Tierralta, Córdoba - Within 20kms of Tucura-1 in an area reserved by the ANH.
https://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396470

ELN members captured in Bolivar.
May 24, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces captured two ELN members responsible for terrorism in the village Caño de Oro. The incident took place in the municipality of San Pablo, Bolívar - Many wells within 10kms of the town including Villamizar-1,3; Culimba-2, McCarthy-1, Paturia-1, San Pablo-1, Cantagallo-20, and Garzas-2.
https://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396464

Army finds illegal refinery in Nariño.
May 25, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces found an illegal valve with approximately 6000 gallons of oil. The incident took place in the municipality of Tumaco, Nariño - No wells nearby but terminus of the Transandino Pipeline.
https://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396574

Army neutralizes terrorist actions in Huila.
May 26, 2016    

The Colombian Army Forces found an explosive device belonging to Las FARC in the village Las Perlas. The incident took place in the municipality of Algeciras, Huila - In the mountains, about 10kms from the main road south of Neiva towards the fields that lie on the far side of the Betania Reservoir such as La Canada and La Hocha, but easily 30 to 50Kms from the fields themselves.
https://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396512

Army confiscates weapons and explosive material in Huila.
May 26, 2016
The Colombian Army Forces seized different weapons and explosive material in the place known as El Tablazo. The incident took place in the municipality of Colombia, Huila – Within 20kms of the Andino-1, Alpujarra-1 and Fenix-1 ST2 wells.
https://www.ejercito.mil.co/?idcategoria=396611

ELN member killed in Antioquia.
May 26, 2016    

HSB News reported the death of an ELN member after a combat with the Colombian Army and Police. The incident took place in the municipality of Segovia, Antioquia - Within 10kms of the Ocensa pipeline and Colombia pipeline.
http://hsbnoticias.com/noticias/judicial/tras-combates-con-autoridades-murio-diego-pitufo-cabecilla-d-210699

Journalist released after kidnap in Norte de Santander.
May 27, 2016    

La Voz del Cinaruco radio reported the release of an Spanish journalist after six days of captivity by the armed group of ELN. The incident took place in the municipality of San Calixto, Norte de Santander - No wells but within 20kms of a pipeline and the main road between Cucuta and the coast.
http://lavozdelcinaruco.com/14676-liberan-a-salud-hernandez-mora#.V0vGRfkrLIU

Journalists released after kidnap in Norte de Santander.
May 27, 2016    

RCN radio reported the release of two journalists after five days of captivity by the armed group of ELN. The incident took place in the municipality of El Tarra, Norte de Santander - Within 20kms of a cluster of five wells around the road from Versailles to Tibú.
http://www.rcnradio.com/nacional/extra-libres-los-periodistas-salud-hernandez-mora-diego-dpablos-y-carlos-melo/



 



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