Colombia kills 2 cartel members, captures one

THE Colombian army said yesterday it had killed two members of the infamous Gulf Clan drug cartel and captured one of its bosses as operations resumed after the government called off a ceasefire.

On New Year’s Eve, the government of new President Gustavo Petro had declared a bilateral ceasefire with armed groups including the Clan, National Liberation Army rebels and dissidents of the disarmed former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia guerrilla group.