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Press Statement
Tom Casey, Deputy Spokesman
Washington, DC
October 19, 2007


Colombia: Condemnation of Murder of Six Miners in Colombia

The United States condemns the brutal murder of six Afro-Colombian miners on October 18 in Choco, Colombia. The Colombian government has informed us that it has launched an investigation into the attack and is giving top priority to the case. Our sympathies go out to the families and loved ones of the victims of this crime.

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Released on October 19, 2007

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