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"Colombia's President Ivan Duque must adopt urgent measures to protect the Awa people's human rights," National Indigenous Organization (ONIC) stated.
Illegal armed groups Saturday killed five members of the Awa Indigenous community and kidnapped another 40 members after it broke into the Awa people's Inda Sabaleta reservation, in the Narino Department.
Colombia's National Indigenous Organization (ONIC) warned of the grave situation in the Inda Sabaleta Indigenous Reservation of the Awa People.
"The five dead people have not yet been investigated by forensic doctors, while the wounded have not been transferred to any hospital," the organization stated.
Since the early hours of Saturday morning, the town has recorded clashes between the armed group 'Los Contadores' and the 'Oliver Sinisterra front', who were trying to take over the territory completely.
The National Indigenous Organization of #Colombia (ONIC) denounced the murder of three Awa Indigenous youths in the Pialapi Pueblo Viejo Reservation in the Nariño Department.https://t.co/8EgqX6Kdln