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Soldiers accidentally gun down 10 Colombian cops

At least 10 undercover police officers conducting an anti-drug operation were accidentally shot dead by soldiers.

india Updated: May 23, 2006 11:19 IST

At least 10 undercover police officers conducting an anti-drug operation were accidentally shot dead by soldiers in southern Colombia, Defence Minister Camilo Ospina said.

The undercover police were near the town of Jamundi when they ran into troops who mistook them for drug traffickers, Ospina said.