Police investigating freeway killing of 2 Colombian newshounds


BOGOTA, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Two newshounds had been shot to demise by means of unknown assailants on a motorbike, who attacked them whilst they had been touring in a automobile on a freeway in northern Colombia, police stated on Sunday.

Leiner Montero, the director of a web based radio station, and Dilia Contreras, the director of a web based information web page, had been killed close to the municipality of Fundacion within the division of Magdalena as they had been getting back from patron saint festivities in a close-by village.

Magdalena police commander Andres Serna stated that, in line with initial investigations, a struggle had came about involving Montero and several other others.

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“After this act of intolerance, the journalist made up our minds to go away in his automobile along Dilia and some other guy, and at the method they had been killed,” the officer advised newshounds.

“We’re dedicated to the electorate of Magdalena to get to the bottom of within the shortest conceivable time this unhappy case involving two newshounds who had been extremely preferred amongst their union, circle of relatives and acquaintances,” he added.

Even though government stated it stays unclear whether or not the murders had been associated with the newshounds’ occupation, the Basis for Press Freedom known as for the case to be investigated briefly, and their paintings taken under consideration all through the investigation.

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Reporting by means of Luis Jaime Acosta; Modifying by means of Fabian Cambero and Sandra Maler

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