Two Venezuelan soldiers were killed in an armed attack with rocket launchers on the Apure border with Colombia. The incident occurred on Wednesday, March 31, reports a military report cited by the digital medium Tal Cual.
These two dead soldiers are joined by two other members of the National Armed Forces (FAN), who died during a first confrontation with alleged irregular groups on Sunday, March 21, in the Coromoto sector, Rafael Urdaneta parish of the José Antonio Páez municipality, Apure state. .
The note from Tal Cual indicates that the incident occurred when a mixed commission carried out patrolling, reconnaissance and scrutiny operations in the El Ripial sector, near the border with Colombia, before being ambushed and attacked with a portable rocket launcher (RPG).