Colombian Soccer Players Found Dead in Venezuela

  • Arirang News

    October 27, 2009 12:15

    Ten of the 12 kidnapped Colombian amateur soccer players have been found dead in Venezuela

    Authorities say the victims, who were found with bullet wounds in western Tachira state, had been kidnapped two weeks ago.

    The motive behind the killings remains unclear although officials are connecting the crime to rising tensions between the Hugo Chaves-led Venezuelan government and U.S.-allied Colombia.

    The Colombian government has condemned the killings and offered to help its neighbor with the investigation.

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