Mayor Says Suspected FARC Guerrillas Are Law Abiding Citizens

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Colombian security forces said Sunday they have arrested at least 22 alleged guerrillas in a town in the north of Colombia. The mayor of the town where the arrests took place claimed the majority of suspects are law-abiding citizens.

According to the authorities, at least 22 rebels associated with the FARC's 18th Front were captured in an operation realized in Ituango, a municipality in the northwestern Antioquia department.