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UPDATED: 10:59, October 13, 2005
Indigenous governor assassinated in Colombia
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Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday shot dead Francisco Antonio Cuchillo Baltazar, a 57-year indigenous governor, when he was waiting for a bus to take him home, the authorities said.

The indigenous leader of Ginebra municipality of the southwestern department of Valle del Cauca was hit by three bullets.

His daughter, Lili Cuchillo, said his father "was shot three times, one in the head and two in the chest, by an assault rifle. To this moment we do not have information about which armed group committed this crime."

She said this murder "represents an attack on our communities. They took a leader away from us."

On September 5, Jorge Eduardo Cuchillo Baltazar, the governor's brother, was kidnapped and shot dead. His body was found near Ginebra.

Source: Xinhua


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