In the middle of Parliamentary elections Election Day , two members of the Army died in San Vicente del Caguán, in combats that took place in the border area with the department of Meta.
The authorities confirmed that the first event occurred after the activation of an improvised explosive device in the village of La Cristalina in the municipality of La Macarena, Meta, where a professional soldier died and another was injured, where clashes between the Army and alleged dissidents of the the FARC
A second event occurred after the activation of an explosive device in the village of La Novia Celestial in the municipality of San Vicente del Caguán, Caquetá, where an Army non-commissioned officer died and a soldier was injured.
The killed and wounded personnel belong to the Organic Caguán Specific Command of Joint Task Force Omega. In the meantime, the wounded soldiers were transferred to Florence for medical attention at the Medilaser clinic.