The day before, "In the afternoon hours, three people were killed in Uribe, Río Sucio district, in El Tambo," municipality according to the institute. The victims were identified as Rubén Darío López (49), Didier Estiven Montenegro (22) and Marcos Elías Gutiérrez (29).
"A group of unknown persons arrived armed in the town and proceeded to take the victims from their homes," Indepaz said noting that "they were going to take them to a wooded area to talk to them and that they would later release them, but moments later they killed them."
According to local media, authorities are already investigating the circumstances of the incident.
�� 30 Masacres en 2023
�� Fecha: 11/04/22 �� Lugar: El Tambo, Cauca �� Nº de Víctimas: 3 personas
➡ En horas de la tarde fueron asesinadas tres personas en el corregimiento de Uribe, vereda Rio Sucio, de El Tambo. pic.twitter.com/fMG8ncynwX
30 Massacres in 2023 Date: 04/11/23 Location: El Tambo, Cauca. Number of Victims: 3 persons. In the afternoon three persons were killed in the village of Uribe, Río Sucio, in El Tambo.
The Ombudsman's Office issued a preventive early warning for the municipalities of Balboa, Argelia, and El Tambo, in the department of Cauca.
Indepaz data indicate that this is the 30th massacre in Colombia so far this year. The village of La Primavera in the municipality of Balboa, Cauca, was the scene of a massacre on March 21. Three people were killed with firearms.