In recent days, the ELN has carried out two attacks against the Colombian army. The first one was held on Tuesday, August 13 in the Catatumbo region, on the border with Venezuela. The attack wounded three in the ranks of the army. The second took place on Sunday, August 18, in the municipality of Arenal (in the south of the Bolivar department) and left one killed and two wounded from the government troops.
An undercover officer was also shot Wednesday, August 14, this time in a clash with FARC dissidents in Bellavista (in the Cauca department).